Stories tagged: "MI Safe Schools"

Laurie Pohutsky
Whitmer, Michigan GOP Strike Imperfect Compromise on School Reopenings

State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky struggled with her vote on a deal she said was an improvement on the Republican plan, but still left educators out.

State Sen. Tom Barrett was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus Sunday. Photo courtesy Sen. Barrett's office.
A State Senator’s Coronavirus Diagnosis Stops Legislature’s Vote to Reopen Schools

Michigan's Legislature is closed after a critic of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's pandemic protections was diagnosed with the coronavirus.

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This Metro Detroit School District Will Not Resume In-Person Instruction in the Fall

The Melvindale-Northern Allen Park district is one of many in Michigan reconsidering in-person classes as coronavirus cases continue to mount.

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Inside Gov. Whitmer’s Back-To-School Plan: 11 Ways Michigan Classrooms Will Look Different This Fall

From masks in the classrooms to a ban on assemblies, this is how Gov. Whitmer plans to return kids to school this fall