Stories tagged: "MI Safe Schools"


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‘Children Are Already Aware’: Here’s Why You Should Talk to Your Kids About Oxford

We spoke with an expert on traumatic stress about how Michigan parents should handle the aftermath of the Oxford shooting. These are the main takeaways.

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‘For Your Neighbors:’ One Michigan Military Family’s Fight Against COVID-19

A Michigan military family shares how they view the responsibility to keep their neighbors safe during COVID-19. Here's how the Kesslers are helping.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced new guidance for schools Jan. 8 to keep students, staff and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while providing the in-person instruction that is crucial to learning and development.
Gov. Whitmer’s Coronavirus Relief Aims to Help Address Coronavirus Learning Loss

The struggles to teach during the pandemic have left kids behind. A key part of Gov. Whitmer's new relief proposal is getting those kids back on track.

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Detroit Schools Won’t Hold In-Person Classes Until 2021

Michigan hit a record 6,940 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday. Here's how schools in southeast Michigan are reacting to the second wave.

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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.