Schools

Published September 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Some parents who never would have considered taking their kids out of the classroom are parting ways with local school systems in favor of homeschooling this year.

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Published September 22, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — When Southfield Public Schools was offered an opportunity to distribute free food to community members earlier this year, Aaron Marshall, who is the student support coordinator and retention specialist for the district, said, “The initial thing was, ‘Get a couple hundred boxes to see how it goes.’”

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Published September 22, 2020

C&G Newspapers

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/TROY — Most local school districts have implemented virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but while buildings are closed, officials are making sure children still have access to nutritious food.

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Published September 22, 2020

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DETROIT/GROSSE POINTES — Two Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education members could face a recall election.

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Published September 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — After five years at the helm, Grosse Pointe Public School System Superintendent Gary Niehaus is retiring.

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Published September 22, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Sept. 10, the Royal Oak Schools Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution renewing the district’s commitment to improving diversity, equity and inclusion for all students, given the “long history of racism, discrimination and segregation within our country, which has adversely impacted educational and economic outcomes for many racial groups.”

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Published September 22, 2020

C&G Newspapers

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/FRASER — School districts regionally and nationally are operating on their own terms this school year. Local libraries are reminding residents that they can help ease the process.

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Published September 21, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS/LIVONIA — A Farmington Public Schools teacher was put on paid administrative leave Aug. 25 after allegations of sexual misconduct came to light from former students in the Clarenceville School District, in Livonia, from when the teacher was employed there.

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Published September 21, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A couple weeks into the new, virtual school year, and one teacher is surprised with how well the transition has gone.

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Published September 18, 2020

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Going back to school can be stressful under normal circumstances, but with many young people remotely learning due to COVID-19, many more students and parents are looking for ways to stay on top of classes.

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Published September 18, 2020

ROSEVILLE — Roseville Community Schools is hoping to get some of its high school students out into the real world and learning while earning some money through its co-op business program.

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Published September 18, 2020

WARREN — On Oct. 16, Regina High School will host a virtual concert with alternative rock band The Verve Pipe, beginning at 7 p.m. Anyone who purchases a ticket will receive an access code with a link to the concert.

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Published September 18, 2020

WARREN — Fitzgerald Public Schools officials have combined art with food.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Members of the Madison Heights City Council with kids in school had to make the same tough choices as other parents with grade-school kids during the pandemic, figuring out how to adapt their approach to education at a time when public school districts are having kids learn remotely from home.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The switch to remote learning for the start of the new school year was not a decision made lightly by local school districts. But so far, so good, according to officials at the Lamphere Public Schools.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The public school districts in Madison Heights and Hazel Park have transitioned to remote learning for the start of the new school year, but Bishop Foley Catholic High in Madison Heights is taking a different approach.

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Published September 17, 2020

HARPER WOODS — Students in Harper Woods returned to classes Sept. 8; however, this year many are learning from home due to COVID-19.

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Published September 17, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Most local school districts have implemented virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but while buildings are closed, officials are making sure children still have access to nutritious food.

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Published September 17, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield School District Board of Education has appointed Christina Forhan to the board’s vacant trustee seat.

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Published September 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — With many local students returning to school in a virtual learning environment because of COVID-19, parents are setting up areas at home specifically for school instruction. 

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