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Michigan needs to create more opportunities for kids of color. That’s according to advocates after a new report was released Tuesday. The report shows that African-American kids in Michigan fare worse in areas like education than in any other state. 

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Some high school graduates in Michigan might get to go to college for free. A bill that’s on its way to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk would create new “Promise Zones” in the state. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.

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The new Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center was dedicated today in a ceremony that included U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been invited to speak at the opening of the new Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center later this month.

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The state released new test scores for grade school students today. As Cheyna Roth explains, the results brought good news and bad news.