Stories tagged: "Jill Biden"


Dr. Jill Biden, in a screenshot of her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Dr. Jill Biden Is ‘One of Us,’ Say Michigan Teachers

Michigan teachers are excited about her perspective "in the trenches" as an educator—one who will advocate for them from White House.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos listens during an Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs meeting at the State Dining Room of the White House March 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. First lady Melania Trump convened a meeting of the group to discuss youth programs that align with her Be Best initiative.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Bye Bye, Betsy: Michigan Educators Are Ready to Say Goodbye to Secretary DeVos

From Kalamazoo to Detroit to the Thumb, teachers are looking forward to what the future of public education might be without Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Food insecurity in Michigan is a growing problem.
Dr. Jill Biden Raises Awareness of Food Insecurity During Her West Michigan Visit

An engaging Mitten State tour by Biden included stops in Grand Rapids and Battle Creek to hear Michigander's concerns.

Dr. Jill Biden, in a screenshot of her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Anxious Michigan Moms Share Back to School Worries With Jill Biden

Dr. Jill Biden has been an educator for decades and plans to still teach as First Lady. Thursday, she heard stories from worried moms and educators like her.

Michigan AFT President David Hecker.
What Michigan Teachers Really Think About the RNC

These Michigan teachers say “chaotic leadership” has worsened the crisis schools are facing as educators attempt to teach through a pandemic.