To become a top ten education state by 2030, Michigan needs to focus on and invest in the highest leverage strategies and learning opportunities for students. To be sure, there’ a lot to do, and we can’t do it all at once. That’s why it’s important to stat where research and cost-effectiveness meet: early literacy.

This publication summarizes The Education Trust-Midwest’s 2015 State of Michigan Education Report, Michigan Achieves: Becoming a Top Ten Education State.