Stories tagged: "Students"


President Joe Biden speaks on the campaign trail on Aug. 10, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Biden Cancels Student $10-20K Loan Debt, Extends Repayment Pause, Announces Reforms for Future Repayments

The announcement, which came after months of deliberation, will provide immediate relief to an estimated 1.4 million Michiganders who’ve struggled with the financial albatross of student loan debt and help millions of future students avoid crushing monthly payments. 

Polling shows nearly six in 10 voters support extending the pause on federal student loan payments.
Will Most Michiganders Qualify if Biden Forgives Student Loans?

Around 400,000 Michiganders would have student loan debt erased, if the plan turns out the way experts are speculating.

Millions of Michiganders are waiting on news of student loan forgiveness.
Voters Want Student Debt Erased—But Many Michiganders Don’t Have to Wait

Some Michigan graduates don’t have to wait on the White House to start seeing their student loans erased.

In this Daily News photo, Greenville High School seniors Joshua Jackson, left, and Thaden Ortez high-five teachers and faculty after the school's 149th commencement ceremony this year. Photo Credit: Cory Smith, The Daily News
Michigan Schools Add Financial Literacy Course

It’s the first time in Michigan’s history that a financial literacy course will be included in curriculum requirements. 

Hats crocheted by Kimberly Stevenson for her kindergarten classroom at Michigamme Elementary in Port Huron, MI. (Photo courtesy Kimberly Stevenson.)
Crocheting Kindness: The Meaning Behind a Michigan Kindergarten Classroom’s Special Christmas

Michigan teachers often go the extra mile to improve their classrooms. Here’s how one used crochet to expand her family for the holidays.

Thousands of doses of COVID vaccine are now available to Michigan teachers and students as the state enters Phase 1B of the rollout plan.
Michigan Teachers Are Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine

Phase 1B of the state’s vaccination rollout began on Monday. Here’s what local educators and their families are saying about their eligibility.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants classrooms reopened by March 1, but  COVID vaccinations could make all the difference for school staff and students.
Michigan’s March Deadline to Resume Classroom Instruction Sets Off Race for Vaccination

Parents are eager to get kids back in the classroom, and vaccinations could make the transition safer for everyone.