Stories tagged: "education"


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Q&A: Why One Small Michigan Town Is Keeping Masks in Its Schools

School districts have begun going back on masks, but one small Michigan town thinks it's not time for that just yet. Here's its plan for keeping school safe and getting back to normal.

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‘Triumphant Return’: The Sound of Being Back in School for One Michigan Community

At Dansville High School, the band is back together. And they have a special set arranged for their “triumphant return.”

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A ‘Once in a Generation Opportunity’ Has Older Michiganders Seeking College Degrees, Trade School Credentials

Michigan is paving the way for people to return to college or seek a professional trade. Here’s how.

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Former Michigan Teacher on School Masking: ‘We Need to Be Mindful’ of Public Health

The need for school masking isn't just a health concern, says State Rep. Lori Stone (D-Warren), but also about avoiding last year's unpredictability.

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No College, No Problem: These Michigan Career Paths Prioritize On-the-Job Experience

No college debt and a promising future is what drew Cory Henion to be an apprentice. This trend is getting a big push in Michigan in 2021. 

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Snowy State, Child Care Desert: What’s Being Done About Child Care in Michigan

Many Michigan families had to stay home with their young ones during the pandemic. Now, the state is working to make child care available and accessible.

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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.