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Detroit’s first remote Friday had hiccups but ‘flowed with purpose’

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Detroit’s December remote days a sign of how long and challenging the pandemic recovery will be

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Detroit school district extends Thanksgiving break as COVID cases rise

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Detroit school district moving to remote learning on Fridays in December as COVID cases rise

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Detroit school district pushes back against anti-CRT legislation

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‘Detroit needs help’: District invests $34 million in mental health support for students, parents, and staff

Detroit teen: ‘Dig deeper’ to find and help homeless students

New Detroit program puts support staff on the fast track to become teachers

First month of classes in Detroit sees virtual school challenges, demand for hourly employees continues

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

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?

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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

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

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 

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

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‘I wasn’t trying to entertain. I was trying to teach’: How a lesson about the past helped a Detroit teenager find his voice in the classroom

He started off as a singer. But after a lesson about redlining, this student performer found another way to use his voice — to effect change.

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

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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.

3 things to know if you missed Tuesday’s Detroit school board meeting

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

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

Parents, here’s where you can take your kids for COVID vaccinations in the Detroit district

Detroit students can return to face-to-face instruction May 24

‘I don’t want the flame to go away’: Why more Detroit parents are pushing for in-person learning

‘The least I could do’: Why these Detroit teens want their peers to get vaccinated

Detroit school board reschedules meeting where it will decide on suspending in-person learning 

Finding some ‘normalcy’: Virtual field trips help sustain arts programming in Detroit schools

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In high school, I witnessed inequities in public education. Now, I want to write about it. 

Detroit district offers $500 incentive for employees to get vaccinated

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