Stories tagged: "Detroit Public Schools"

Dr. Jill Biden, in a screenshot of her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Jill Biden Plans Thursday Visit in Detroit for Summer Learning Tour

Jill Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona will visit Michigan on Thursday as part of a summer tour.

Math teacher Cristal Nichols with her students.
Op-Ed: “The Library at My School Sits Dormant”

It is not a coincidence that Detroit Public School districts’ students fall below the state’s reading scores’ average.

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There’s More Behind Critical Race Theory Than You Think

Yes, Michigan schools are teaching about race. Here’s how. 

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20 Sites Helping Michigan Families Ease Students Back to School

We’ve compiled a guide of need-to-know information and resources for childcare and returning to school in 2021. 

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Detroit Schools Won’t Hold In-Person Classes Until 2021

Michigan hit a record 6,940 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday. Here's how schools in southeast Michigan are reacting to the second wave.

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How Reopening Michigan Schools Too Early Could Lead to More Statewide Closures

While some leaders express concerns on public health and the economy, State Rep. Greg Markkanen has another concern about the pandemic's effect on reopening schools: snow days.

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Can Detroit’s Public Schools Operate Safely During the Pandemic? No One Seems to Agree.

Teachers, students, parents, and administrators all have mixed feelings about the July return to classroom learning.