Stories tagged: "education"


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If Trump Paid His Taxes, 40,000 Michigan Students Could Have Teachers

We look at how President Donald Trump's "questionable" $73 million tax refund would normally end up as federal support in places like Michigan public schools.

Cinco de Mayo parade in Detroit.
You Can Now Take a Chicano Studies Course Online

Learn about Chicano politics and history for free in Michigan.

Virtual learning opportunities abound for children of all learning abilities. (Shutterstock)
Tips to Make Virtual Learning Work for Your Neurodiverse Child

Michigan mom and therapist Erica Carulli advocates for creating an impactful learning environment for all.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants essential workers to enroll in a postsecondary education program for free.
Are You an Essential Worker? Tuition-Free College Aid Is Now Available

Go to school for free under gov. Whitmer’s postsecondary education program

Mothers Ashley Cowser, left, and Victoria Martinez right, are balancing their work life and children's lives during COVID-19.
Online Only: These Michigan Moms Are Gearing up Their Kids For a Virtual 2020-21 School Year

Mothers like Victoria Martinez and Ashley Cowser are working moms balancing their careers and homeschooling to stay safe.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, about school reopenings. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Biden Says Trump and DeVos ‘Haven’t Stepped Up,’ Keeping Millions of Kids at Home Instead of in School

“This year we’re facing some of the most difficult circumstances and we’re seeing an awful lot of heart and grit from our educators and our students to try to rise to the occasion here. But our government hasn’t risen up to that bar."

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.