Michigan Stops Urging Masks In K-12 Schools, Other Public PlacesGov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Wednesday stopped recommending that masks be worn inside schools and other public places to curb COVID-19 in Michigan, pointing to a drop in cases and hospitalizations.
Health Officials Update COVID-19 Guidelines For K-12 Schools In MichiganThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released updated K-12 guidelines for COVID-19 that reflect the updates the Centers for Disease Control made that include a shortened quarantine and isolation period in some cases.
MDHHS Updates COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance For Michigan SchoolsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is updating quarantine recommendations for schools amid a COVID surge.
MDHHS Reports 101 New COVID-19 Outbreaks In Schools, 25 In Macomb CountyCounties in the Metro Detroit area are feeling the brunt of new COVID-19 outbreaks in schools.
MDHHS: COVID-19 Outbreaks In Schools Continue To IncreaseWe're now about one month into the school year for most Michigan students, and COVID-19 outbreaks continue to increase.
MDHHS Reports 106 New COVID-19 Outbreaks In SchoolsThe COVID-19 pandemic is taking a greater toll on schools as Michiganders get further into the school year.
More Than Half Of Michigan Students Must Wear Mask In SchoolAt least half of Michigan's public K-12 students must wear a mask in school, a figure that has grown as local health or education officials order requirements that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer supports but is hesitant to reinstitute statewide.
Whitmer Signs K-12 Funding Budget Aimed At Creating EquityGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed off on a $17.1 billion K-12 budget on Tuesday, July 13, in Grand Rapids in an effort to close a decades-long funding gap among school districts in Michigan.
AP Sources: Whitmer Wants K-12 Schools Reopened By March 1Two education officials briefed on the governor's planned announcement disclosed it to the AP. They spoke on the condition of anonymity ahead of an afternoon news conference.
What Lawmakers Did, Didn't Do Before Summer BreakLate-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers' final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.
Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding 'Misinformation'Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is "misinformation" over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.
Michigan Panel OKs 3% Raise For K-12 SchoolsMichigan's public schools would get about 3 percent more and it's community colleges and universities about 2 percent more in overall funding next fiscal year under measures approved by Republican-led budget panels last week.
Calling All Team Players: Gale, Library Media Connection Seek Nominations for 2013 TEAMS AwardGale, part of Cengage Learning, and Library Media Connection magazine are calling all media specialists and educators at K-12 public and private schools in the U.S. and Canada to share their collaboration success stories and submit for the 2013 TEAMS Award – Teachers and Media Specialists Influencing Student Achievement.