Stories tagged: "teacher shortage"

Everyone in This Tiny Michigan Town Knows the Same Catchy Song—Thanks to One Teacher

“The Keyboard Song” is as catchy as any Top-40 track. And it just might make you a better typist as well.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has pledged to deliver on the issues that make a real difference in Michiganders' lives—including by lowering their costs, and building a stronger economy. (Courtesy/Governor Gretchen Whitmer via Facebook)
Aspiring Michigan Teachers Secure Cash Under State Recruitment Plan 

More than 600 aspiring teachers received some big help with their college tuition this week thanks to a new state assistance program from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration designed to support students and alleviate a shortage of educators across Michigan.

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Report: Michigan Lags Behind 47 States in School Counselors Amid Staffing Crisis

Across the country, counselors are facing a more challenging workload than ever before—and Michigan is facing the brunt of the crisis.

Members of the Michigan Parents' Council pose with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after their first meeting in September. (Courtesy Photo)
Report: Here’s What Michigan Parents Want to See Change in Public Schools

A Michigan task force heard from parents across the state and delivered their recommendations to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for the next budget.