Education


A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Here’s the Mess Betsy DeVos Left for Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.

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Michigan Reconnect Strives to Build Economic Power With Free Community College

Michiganders over 25 seeking a two-year degree can now seek tuition assistance through the Michigan Reconnect program in an important test of the power of free education.

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Michigan Teachers Race to Get Vaccinated in Time to Return to Classrooms

As teachers race to get vaccinated in time to return to classrooms March 1, the former president's lack of national strategy has some school districts faring better than others.

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Here’s How Biden Aims to Have Most K-8 Schools Reopen Within His First 100 Days

A national strategy on reopening schools for in-person instruction and a call for more funding? Teachers and parents say yes, please.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced new guidance for schools Jan. 8 to keep students, staff and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while providing the in-person instruction that is crucial to learning and development.
Gov. Whitmer’s Coronavirus Relief Aims to Help Address Coronavirus Learning Loss

The struggles to teach during the pandemic have left kids behind. A key part of Gov. Whitmer's new relief proposal is getting those kids back on track.

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Michigan’s University Enrollment Drops Due to Pandemic

But are university students choosing not to enroll in online classes, or is there something more to it?

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 07: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos participates in an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump with students, teachers and administrators about how to safely re-open schools during the novel coronavirus pandemic in the East Room at the White House July 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. As the number of COVID-19 cases surge across southern states like Florida, Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Arizona, Trump joined with guests from across the country to discuss how to responsibly return to the classroom. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Betsy DeVos Asked Congress to Defend Her Legacy. Michiganders Want It Reversed.

In her farewell letter to Congress, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called for the incoming administration's education policies to be blocked. But Michiganders are against her.