Month: October 2014

Detroit News

René wisely | Special for The Detroit News The Motor City may have put the world on wheels, but the power of the pedals helps keep the state economy going. Cycling injects about $ 668 million a year into Michigan’s economy, according to a recent report from the Michigan Department of Transportation. That figure takes …

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Detroit Free Press

Rick Haglund | Deck Magazine On the surface, the numbers are dismal. According to the latest federal data, only 15% of community college students in Michigan earn a two-year associate degree in three years. About 60% of community college freshmen need remedial classes (essentially, remedial classes in subjects they should have learned in high school), …

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