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The report from the Center for Public Policy and Higher Education says that for young people Michigan is not the place to be if you want to attend college.

In a story by Sarah Kellogg of the Booth Newspapers Washington Bureau, the gloomy news for Michigan youngsters was that the chances of a state ninth-grader enrolling in college by age 19 were just 28 percent in 2006, down from 41 percent in 1992.

Our state was also given a "F" grade for its effort to make two-year and four-year colleges more affordable.



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