Stories tagged: "schools"


Math teacher Cristal Nichols with her students.
Op-Ed: “The Library at My School Sits Dormant”

It is not a coincidence that Detroit Public School districts’ students fall below the state’s reading scores’ average.

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There’s More Behind Critical Race Theory Than You Think

Yes, Michigan schools are teaching about race. Here’s how. 

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.

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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‘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.

Janellyn Woo films an episode of Curious Crew.
Meet the Michigan Teen Who Is Bringing Science Lessons to Your Living Room

Macomb County native Janellyn Woo has her own segment on TV. With it, the teenage student’s goal is to get more young girls into STEM.

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Q&A: Why One Small Michigan Town Is Keeping Masks in Its Schools

School districts have begun going back on masks, but one small Michigan town thinks it's not time for that just yet. Here's its plan for keeping school safe and getting back to normal.