Stories tagged: "school reopenings"


Why Are Schools Open? This Michigan Custodian and His Colleagues Have Taken Fewer Days off to Make It Happen.

It was an unspoken rule that you couldn’t take time off unless you needed to and had coverage. But that’s what was needed to reopen Michigan 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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This Michigan Dad Saw His 13-Year-Old Son Battle COVID-19. He Vaccinated Him to Protect Other Kids, Too.

With school upon us, Michigan parents say they are cutting through misinformation to make science-based vaccine choices for their children.

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Here’s How Biden Aims to Have Most K-8 Schools Reopen Within His First 100 Days

A national strategy on reopening schools for in-person instruction and a call for more funding? Teachers and parents say yes, please.

In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at the Phoenix International Academy in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
DeVos Bids Congress Farewell in a Letter Urging Them to ‘Reject Misguided Calls’ to Make College Free

In a letter sent Monday, DeVos asked members of Congress to protect Trump administration education policies, which Biden has pledged to eliminate.

Betsy DeVos
If Betsy DeVos Paid Taxes on Her Yacht, 250,000 Michigan Students Could Get a School Nurse

The taxes on the Seaquest, just one of the DeVos family's ten yachts, would bring more than $2 million a year to Michigan.

Dr. Jill Biden, in a screenshot of her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Anxious Michigan Moms Share Back to School Worries With Jill Biden

Dr. Jill Biden has been an educator for decades and plans to still teach as First Lady. Thursday, she heard stories from worried moms and educators like her.