Michigan Community Colleges Looking to Eliminate Barriers for StudentsJanuary 7, 2020 |
by Sara Bykes
Community colleges across the state are starting the new year with a new program to help relieve economic instability among students.
Officials said access to basic needs like food, housing and transportation are issues that can affect student success and even student retention.
The Michigan Building Economic Stability Today (MI-Best) initiative has $442,000 in grant funding to help eliminate barriers for students.