In the past two years, a dozen states have joined more than 200 localities in offering free tuition to four-year colleges
Some rare good news for kids in the struggling school district.
The Baldwin Promise has caused a surge in college enrollment numbers.
In Kalamazoo, the silos that separate schools, businesses and civic organizations are coming down as everyone accepts a shared responsibility to prepare young people for a successful, productive life.
Long-time Detroit teacher Steve Conn expressed his skepticism. "They're keeping it secret," Danielle Filipiak, an English