Stories tagged: "Michigan schools"


Students hug at a memorial at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., Dec. 1, 2021.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
‘Thoughts and Love and Prayers Don’t go far Enough’: What Hasn’t Changed Since Oxford HS Shooting

From wearing clear backpacks to having their social media monitored, Oxford High School students have had to bear the brunt of changes following a shooting at their school. Meanwhile, Michigan Democrats are working to bring change to keep everyone safe. 

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‘Blessed to Have a Business’: Michigan Childcare Center Owner Opens Up About Pandemic

Michigan childcare centers are receiving funds to help them operate and retain employees during a time when they're desperately needed.

Aiden Watson, who was injured at Oxford High School, attends a vigil with his mother at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Mich., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at Oxford High School, killing three students and wounding several others, including a teacher. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Oxford HS Shooting Could Affect How Future Gun Violence is Punished

From charges against the parents of the shooter to future gun measures, here is how the Oxford High School shooting last month is changing how we view who is responsible for school shootings. 

AP Photo/Paul Sancya
‘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.

Mourners grieve at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at Oxford High School, killing four students and wounding seven other people on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
I Grew Up in a Second Amendment Home. But These Are the Questions I’m Asking After Oxford’s Deadly Shooting.

We’re led to believe mass shootings are the cost of freedom, and the real issue lies elsewhere. But new policies are needed for a popular but age-old amendment—or we will continue to lose our children.

A Zoom video call with the Kesslers
‘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.

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.