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Few Michigan districts require staff vaccines amid COVID spike

COVID testing in nearly 20% of Detroit district schools far short of goal 

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Detroit school district shifts to online learning as COVID cases rise

Report: COVID, finances helped drive absenteeism in Detroit district

Detroit district approves vaccine mandate for school employees

Vaccine mandate being considered for Detroit school district employees

Wondering about COVID cases at your child’s school? Search our outbreaks database.

Kindergarten catchup: How teachers are helping young learners

Vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 marks a potential turning point for schools

Michigan’s GOP Senate votes to restrict school mask and vaccine rules

Michigan will disclose fewer school COVID outbreaks under new rules

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 COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

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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.

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

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