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Report: Pandemic ‘wreaked havoc’ in Michigan’s lowest performing schools but didn’t deter teachers 

Whitmer questions mask and vaccine bans in state budget

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How Michigan families will benefit from a $1.4 billion investment in child care

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

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

Do you think Michigan students should wear masks this fall? Let us know.

Michigan education programs are training teachers, but hundreds aren’t passing the licensing exam

COVID gives virtual learning a stronger foothold in Michigan as most students return to classrooms

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

How the chaos of Covid outbreaks is shaping Michigan schools’ comeback

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What will it take to recover from the pandemic? In the Detroit district, home visits are a key part of the strategy

The Detroit Public Schools Community District is investing $11 million in federal coronavirus relief dollars to continue its efforts to connect with families through home visits.

Learning from home without a place to study? These Detroit students built 62 solutions.

Detroit leaders say it’s time to get back to in-person learning

Child care, federal funding, and accountability: Here are the education issues facing Whitmer and GOP leaders.

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As COVID rates drop, Superintendent Vitti shares plan for returning more Detroit students to in-person learning

Keep those masks on at school, kids. Michigan districts will likely keep requirements.

Detroit district offers $500 incentive for employees to get vaccinated

How COVID funds are meeting urgent needs in Michigan districts

Detroit district will pause in-person learning until May

Whitmer urges two-week halt to youth sports and face-to-face instruction in high schools

‘Skylar Forever’: Memorial honors Detroit COVID victim, age 5, as her parents push for more vaccinations

UPDATE: Detroit district’s pause on in-person learning now extended another week as COVID continues its surge in Michigan

Detroit district pausing in-person instruction for one week after spring break to prevent COVID spread

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Panel: To educate Michigan’s missing students, districts have to address systemic issues beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

What to do about Michigan’s missing students? Join the conversation Thursday.

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‘I don’t want to forget him’: How a close-knit Detroit school coped with the death of a mentor and role model

Whitmer signs bills to send $1.1 billion in school funds to Michigan students. Another $800 million is still in limbo amid political battle.

As Detroit classrooms reopen, district hopes safety measures will put teachers at ease

What you need to know as the Detroit school district restarts in-person learning

Lawmakers and parents push Michigan districts to reopen