Grace Tucker

2022 Desk Intern, Chalkbeat Detroit

Chronic absenteeism, enrollment losses, facility upgrades, and a school board election are among key issues Chalkbeat Detroit will be prioritizing this school year

Masking, routine testing and other precautions will be relaxed this school year

District taps COVID relief funds to support family-friendly Summer on the Block events, summer programming and door-to-door outreach

Measures include beefing up teams that monitor attendance, and better targeting support to schools.

Parents, former educators, and incumbents are among the candidates running for four open seats on the Detroit school board in the Nov. 8 general election.

Their tour is spotlighting learning programs funded through federal COVID relief measures

This spring, Upper Peninsula educator Nanette Hanson was named Michigan’s Teacher of the Year for 2022-23. Read how the honoree has prioritized communities and parents during her over 25 years of teaching.

Superintendent Nikolai Vitti faces questions on the district’s choices on tutoring programs

After a resolution to recognize Pride Month failed in June, the board unanimously supported a new resolution that would recognize various days and months of celebration and heritage.