Eleanore Catolico


Halfway through a school year disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, Michigan kindergarten teachers find they have to get creative to engage students  and teach them the crucial social and emotional skills they need.

The district will begin recruiting applicants for the program in February.

The Detroit school district is working with city officials to establish a handful of schools as sites for the shots.

Michigan school officials may revamp grades and assignments, and eliminate failing grades or switch to pass/fail grading.

Teachers across Michigan pivoted Thursday to talk about the mob of extremists who attacked the nation’s Capitol the day before.

Michigan officials say that the more people who get vaccinated, the better off the state will be.

The Detroit school district hopes to resume in-person learning by early to mid-February if the number of COVID-19 cases in the city declines significantly. Online classes resumed Monday.

The Detroit district reached agreements with six non-teachers unions, which represent about 2,729 workers across 133 job classifications. They include paraprofessionals, clerical staff, aides, bus attendants, cafeteria workers, and campus police officers.