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Michigan educators hope Biden admin will turn the page on DeVos...

Many teachers and educational staff are feeling hopeful for change in education under President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration. After nearly four years of U.S. Secretary...

Detroit Schools move online for remainder of year

Detroit Public Schools Community District will be entirely online beginning Friday due to COVID-19 cases surging within Detroit.  The state’s largest school district is planning...

State govt. rolls out COVID-19 alert app statewide

Two state departments on Monday announced the statewide rollout of a free COVID-19 exposure notification app.   The app was piloted at Michigan State University with...

143 ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in K-12 schools, colleges

At least 160 public schools and 32 colleges and universities are reporting Monday new or ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks, according to the Department of Health...

80k apply for free college tuition program during pandemic

In just under two months after the state announced its Future for Frontliners scholarship program, more than 80,000 essential workers in Michigan have applied...

After Nassar scandal, Dem trustee loses seat on MSU board

Updated, 12:47 p.m. and 2:12 pm., 11/6/20 with new numbers In wave elections, one party often dominates the races at the bottom of the ballot....

More than 80 ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks reported in K-12 schools

At least 126 public schools and 29 colleges and universities are reporting on Monday new or ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks, according to the Department of...

MEA calls on GOP Legislature to support mask-wearing

The Michigan Education Association (MEA) is now among those urging the GOP-led state Legislature to embrace stronger commitment to measures that contain the COVID-19...

State ends direct control of Detroit schools

Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) announced on Monday its exit from the state of Michigan Financial Review Commission (FRC). The news came immediately...

State reports nearly 3,900 COVID-19 cases in 2 days, 29 K-12...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Monday that 161,907 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 7,211 have died...

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