Stories tagged: "education"


by Sean Galvin
Cartoon: The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Teaching is already an incredibly difficult profession without having to manage a classroom in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ryan Henyard spoke with The 'Gander about the motivations behind his online police brutality teach-out available through the University of Michigan.
WATCH: U-M Has a Free Police Brutality Course. Here’s Your Inside Look at the Syllabus.

We caught up with course creator Ryan Henyard for a look at the crucial conversations reshaping the nation right now.

Rep.Pamela Hornberger (left) and East China School District teacher Kim Eberhard (right). Photos courtesy Hornberger and Eberhard.
Trump, Michigan Republicans Want Young Kids Back in Schools — No Matter What

Michigan House Republicans passed legislation to get students back into critically underfunded schools, leaving local teachers like Kim Eberhard wondering how to enforce masks and social distancing.

Attorney General Dana Nessel and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will square off in court over Trump Administration policy about education funding. Photos by  AP.
Betsy DeVos Tried to Direct COVID Money Away From Public Schools. Michigan’s AG Sued Her for It.

Attorney General Dana Nessel is leading a coalition of six states in suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, alleging a misuse of coronavirus relief funds on private schools.

Kim Eberhard is a teacher at St. Clair High School, a public school in the East China School District in St. Clair County. Photo courtesy Kim Eberhard.
Michigan Teachers: Without Federal Funding We’re Not Going to Be Able to Reopen Safely

Teachers like Kim Eberhard say Michigan’s public school students deserve more when it comes to returning to classrooms in the fall, even in remote districts like hers.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor
Whitmer: School Reopening Plan Coming June 30

Following Michigan's successes flattening the curve, K-12 schools will resume in-person classes in the fall.

In this Feb. 25, 2014 photo, Golightly Education Center teacher Amy Andersen-Prebo leads her class in a hand bell song in Detroit. After years without comprehensive sports and arts/music programs, those are now being restored at all DPS elementary and middle schools, thanks in part to foundation grants. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Detroit’s Teachers Will Finally Be The Top Paid In The Area. But There’s A Catch.

A pay hike in Detroit schools will fill teacher vacancies, but does it consider the district’s longtime educators?