Stories tagged: "Michigan schools"


Diligent and curious elementary school students sitting in their classroom and carefully observing the class while wearing protective face mask during COVID-19 pandemic
What Michigan Moms Are Saying About School Mask Mandates

Moms and teachers told us why they are masking their kids, and why they are ready to curb the virus so they don't have to anymore.

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20 Sites Helping Michigan Families Ease Students Back to School

We’ve compiled a guide of need-to-know information and resources for childcare and returning to school in 2021. 

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A Historic Investment in Schools Will Change Students’ Education for the Better. But Will it Last?

Before she was a legislator, State Sen. Dayna Poklehanki spent 20 years as an English teacher. This year's education budget, she says, is a historic point of pride.

Camille Proctor is working on making a better future for her son and other children who are black and autistic.
Michigan Mom Learned to Navigate Her Son’s Special Needs–and Now She’s Passing It On

Camille Proctor is helping parents with children who have autism find much-needed resources through her foundation.

Katie Judy and her family are dealing with a new normal for this school year. (Photo provided by Katie Judy)
A Dozen Michigan Schools Have COVID-19 Outbreaks. This Michigan Mom Told Us How She’s Dealing.

The 2020-21 school year is full of hope and a bit of caution as school officials and parents, like Farmington mother Katie Judy, are navigating a new normal.