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DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but that critics...

Whitmer proposes ‘G.I. Bill’ for frontline workers

Frontline workers would be eligible for free college tuition and other benefits under the new “Futures for Frontliners” program. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the...

How do you teach science experiments at home? How educators are...

On a normal Monday morning, Devin Schweigert, a seventh grade science teacher at Manistee Middle High School, would be leading a classroom full of...

David Hecker: COVID-19 shows we need to recommit to economic and...

During the meetings I’ve been in as the state has dealt with the fallout of COVID-19, consistent, common themes arise, including: the devastating effects...

Coronavirus cuts life of ‘earnest, engaged’ Detroiter Tom Wilson short

A man who has been described by some as the “Spirit of Detroit” has succumbed to COVID-19. Thomas A. Wilson Jr., a fixture in Motor...

Column: The COVID-19 public health crisis has now become a fiscal...

Part of the disorientation that so many of us are experiencing right now stems from the reality that COVID-19 changed our lives so rapidly...

In ‘historic legal decision,’ court rules education is a fundamental right

In 2016, a group of Detroit students filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan claiming their right to a “basic minimum education” was...

$23M partnership gives 51K Detroit students laptops

What started as a proposal drafted by the Rev. Wendell Anthony about 30 days ago, has resulted in a major announcement on Thursday to...

How will rural, low-income Michigan students learn during a pandemic?

Millions of kids across the country are at home, academic years interrupted, due to school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  In Michigan, Gov. Gretchen...

Stevens wants ‘scientific integrity’ principles in COVID-19 legislation 

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions are relying on health guidance and disease prevention from experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease...

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