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In November of 2014 the Michigan Public High School Context and Performance (CAP) Report Card was released by the Mackinaw Center for Public Policy.  This report compared Michigan high school scores on standardized tests across four years, taking into consideration socioeconomic factors present in the schools, such as average family income and percent of students receiving free or reduced lunch.   The Mackinaw Center calls this type of comparison “apples to apples” and provides a comparison of all Michigan high schools based on this student demographic.

In this latest report Dowagiac Union High School received a B grade and was ranked 155 out of 659 high schools in the state.  This ranking places Dowagiac Union High School in the top 25% of all high schools in the state and above other high schools in our area.

We scored higher than the majority of high schools in districts from which we draw…

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About Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, was a trial attorney for 25 years and has served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy on numerous occasions. She was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cleveland State University for several years and served as an Interim Associate Professor of Law in the clinical program at Case Law School. In 2009, she returned to the small southwestern Michigan community where she was raised, and wrote a novel.
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