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U.S. questions Michigan plan to send COVID aid to affluent districts

Poll: Michigan voters favor investment in children even if taxes increase

‘Tiny’ bathrooms, big curriculum: New Marygrove early childhood center boosts Detroit neighborhood

Security guard shortage drives Detroit schools to raise pay and prompts safety concerns

Michigan’s free preschool program is expanding. Will community providers benefit?

The first week in Detroit schools: Optimism about enrollment, but complaints about safety

Could a COVID vaccine mandate be on the way for Detroit school staff?

Transparency on COVID school dollars can help make the case for equitable funding, report says

Michigan health officials issue quarantine guidance for students exposed to COVID 

Michigan school mask tracker: Find out which districts are requiring masks and which aren’t

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Detroit students hustle into class, masked up and temperature checked

The Detroit Public Schools Community District had 50,000 students enrolled on the first day of school, but it may take home visits to get all of them in the classroom.

Detroit teachers get raises, seniority pay in new contract

Most Michigan residents approve of the state’s public schools but say they’re underfunded

Declines in M-STEP test scores point to looming challenge after a year of pandemic learning in Michigan

Michigan will release M-STEP results soon. Here’s what to expect.

Masks now required for Wayne County’s K-12 schools and day cares

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

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Vitti gets high marks for his pandemic response: Detroit school board

Report: Homeless students are undercounted and underserved in Detroit. Schools struggle to find them.

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As students return to classrooms, how do you feel about the new school year?

Michigan’s top medical expert tells Gov. Whitmer a school mask mandate would reduce COVID spread

What does $6 billion in COVID relief buy in Michigan schools?

Michigan districts are investing heavily in summer school to accelerate learning. They are hiring reading, math, and behavioral specialists (and a few drones) as students transition back to classrooms. 

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Picturing my senior year in the age of COVID

With her poetry and photographs, a recent Cass Tech graduate reveals the losses and lessons of the pandemic school year.

How COVID funding is helping Detroit students bounce back emotionally after a draining year

The Detroit school board votes to require everyone to wear masks while inside buildings 

Michigan board members vote 6-2 along party lines to support COVID protocols in schools

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This Detroit teacher’s classroom might be the hottest music studio in the city

Chalkbeat readers say Michigan schools need masks, social distancing, and vaccine mandates to keep students and staff safe from COVID

Michigan urges schools to follow CDC guidelines on masks for students and staff

School administrators worry as Michigan returns to pre-COVID pupil accounting rules

Leftover child care money gives a boost to cash-strapped Michigan providers

Detroit district, union agreement gives teachers $2,000 to work inside school buildings

Superintendent Vitti expects a ‘vast majority’ of teachers to return to Detroit school buildings this fall