Stories tagged: "education"


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Nature Is Her Office: Meet Michigan’s New Environmental Education Coordinator

The position has been around since 1994, but this time, the backyard is the classroom for adults and children alike.

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10 Feel-Good Michigan Stories We Loved in 2021

From Michigan team victories to inspirational acts of service, these cheery moments are sure to spread holiday cheer.

Mourners grieve at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at Oxford High School, killing four students and wounding seven other people on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
I Grew Up in a Second Amendment Home. But These Are the Questions I’m Asking After Oxford’s Deadly Shooting.

We’re led to believe mass shootings are the cost of freedom, and the real issue lies elsewhere. But new policies are needed for a popular but age-old amendment—or we will continue to lose our children.

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‘Era of Empowerment’: From a Lineage of Leaders, Chippewa Chairperson Steps Up in Michigan

Tribal chairperson Aaron Payment was once a high school dropout. Now, the White House has turned to his tribe as an example for how to foster education within Indigenous communities. 

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Michigander Makes Adjustments to Work With Students During COVID

Working remotely during the pandemic hasn’t been flawless. But this Michigander has adjusted on the fly to make it work.

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Meet the Michigan Teen Who Is Bringing Science Lessons to Your Living Room

Macomb County native Janellyn Woo has her own segment on TV. With it, the teenage student’s goal is to get more young girls into STEM.

CANADA - DECEMBER 15:  Domenic Eshkakogan; 59; holds a native medicine wheel at Anishinabe Spiritual centre near Espanoia. He says the wheel is like creation or the creator; with no beginning and no end.   (Photo by Bernard Weil/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
‘It Is a Crisis’: Anishinaabe Michiganders Attempt to Reclaim Their Education, Culture

Indigenous people were forced to abandon their language and culture in boarding schools. Wednesday nights in Meridian Township, they’re rediscovering it.