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Bridge Reporter Mike Wilkinson says when state health officials enacted new rules on immunizations to attend school “They didn’t want it to be easier to get a waiver than it was to get a shot.”

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When it comes to dealing with failing schools, Bridge Reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey says Michigan is in a class all its own.


Both of Kalamazoo’s high schools along with Vicksburg and South Haven High School are among the Academic State Champs selected this year by Bridge.


The search for new ideas on policing recently brought the online news service Bridge to Kalamazoo.


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As Michigan looks to move more low and moderate income people into the workforce, and close the achievement gap for their children, Bridge has examined the role of child care in both efforts.