Author archive for Bridge Magazine

  • A fight for teachers weakens Detroit schools.

    “We needed to make sure we had enough teachers because that’s a huge thing for students when they come…

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  • Detroit shut water to 1 in 10 homes this year. Yes, that’s progress.

    Detroit has disconnected water to more than 17,600 homes this year.

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  • Detroit demo blitz linked to lead poisoning

    City’s former health leader charges that officials considered health concerns a ‘nuisance,’ and focused solely on tearing down blighted…

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  • American dream, Mexican nightmare: A Michigan mom’s life after deportation.

    It is Mexico itself, Juarez said, that scares her. Once again, a dead body was found near her home…

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  • Michigan’s future at stake in fixing public education

    The latest news from Michigan’s classrooms continues to disturb.

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  • Is Detroit coming back? It depends on the neighborhood.

    Three miles away, McCarthy has another view. It’s of a spoon stirring pork and beans…

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  • Diary of a longshot: Inside Coleman Young’s no-frills bid for Detroit mayor.

    The grilled chicken came on Styrofoam plates…

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  • Detroit police improve response times. But not all neighborhoods are equal.

    Detroit police are responding to emergency calls far faster than a few years ago.

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  • Why residents left Detroit. And why some are coming back.

    Bridge Magazine and the Detroit Journalism Cooperative gathered Detroiters past and present to share their choices. A theme…

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  • In Michigan, path to elite colleges flows through richer high schools (interactive map)

    Look at state data showing where nearly 102,000 high school graduates from 2016 attended college.

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