Two Local High Schools Among Best in State

The US News and World Report says two local high schools are among the best in Michigan.

The publication's annual rankings has Okemos in ninth place and East Lansing in 17th state-wide. The best high school in the state, according to the ranking, is the International Academy in Bloomfield Hills.

Schools are rated on a number of factors, including their ability to report early warning signs of future dropouts.