Stories tagged: "pandemic"


Dr. Jill Biden, in a screenshot of her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Jill Biden Plans Thursday Visit in Detroit for Summer Learning Tour

Jill Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona will visit Michigan on Thursday as part of a summer tour.

Photograph of Kathleen Lucas, courtesy of Kathleen Lucas
A Michigan Mom Envisions a Less Divisive Future for Public Schools in this Q&A

As part of this Q&A series, we’re talking with Michigan parents, teachers, students and others involved with public schools.

Michigan Hospital Worker on Getting Through Pandemic: Embrace Change, Lean on Family

How has this Michigan hospital worker gotten through the pandemic? She explains here.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is implementing a plan to ensure Michiganders have access to enough vaccine doses.
Gov. Whitmer Extends Pandemic Order, Says COVID-19 Surge Could Drop

By extending the pandemic order, limiting business capacity and requiring masks, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says the current COVID-19 soar could decrease.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants classrooms reopened by March 1, but  COVID vaccinations could make all the difference for school staff and students.
Michigan Will Ease Student Assessments and That’s Exactly What Kids Need, Educators Say

In the hardest-hit region of Michigan, the extra flexibility the Biden Administration is giving schools lets teachers like Cathy Murray focus on what's most important—learning.

Illustrated kids' guide to holidays in the pandemic.
This Year Is Different: A Kids’ Guide to the Holidays

If you're having trouble helping your children understand why the holidays are a little different because of the coronavirus, read this with them.

President-elect Joe Biden plans to ask all Americans to wear a mask during his first 100 days in office. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Biden Says He Will Ask All Americans to Wear Masks for ‘100 Days’

President-elect Joe Biden’s first request of the nation isn’t hard, but it is meaningful.