Students across Michigan are in their senior year of high school, gearing up for graduation and trying to make plans for what to do next. The popular narrative is that you get your high school diploma, go to college, and then embark on a career in a field related to your degree.
But it doesn't always work that way. Life after high school now is more complicated than that for a lot of young people in Michigan.
What's the best way for these students to build a future for themselves?