Schools

Published October 5, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — So far, the transition to in-person learning for students in the Bloomfield Hills Schools and Birmingham Public Schools districts has been smooth and safe, according to administrators.

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Published October 2, 2020

WARREN — On Sept. 28, Warren Woods Public Schools opened its buildings for in-person learning after conducting virtual schooling Aug. 31 through Sept. 25.

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Published October 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Kindergarten through second grade students will be the first to return to in-person learning in South Lake Schools under a planned reopening approved by the Board of Education Sept. 23.

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Published October 2, 2020

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — With students learning at home virtually because of COVID-19, many educators have said they miss their students, and local districts have purchased electronic devices, such as Chromebooks, for at-home learning.

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Published October 2, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Center Line Public School students are scheduled to return to school Oct. 7 in a hybrid format.

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Published October 2, 2020

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UTICA/SHELBY TOWNSHIP/STERLING HEIGHTS — Carrie Slade, a first grade teacher at Flickinger Elementary School in Utica, said she is looking forward to being back in the classroom with her students as Utica Community Schools takes its next steps in the transition to more in-person activities.

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Published October 1, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Despite being in a position that didn’t even exist a year ago, Jennifer Bennett’s new job with the West Bloomfield School District is now among the most important in the district.

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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

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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

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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

LANSING — Michigan employees considered essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic this past spring will now have the opportunity to enroll in college classes at no cost.

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