MDHHS Issues Requests For Proposals To Expand Mental Health Services In SchoolsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) to expand the number of sites offering the Expanding, Enhancing Emotional Health program.
Michigan Matters: Schools Are Going To The Dogs, and For Good Reason!Elite Detection K9 – an Oakland County non-profit born a few years ago from Leader Dogs For the Blind – is bringing specially trained dogs it breeds and raises to area schools to help keep them safe. Gregory P. Guidice, President and CEO of EDK9, appears on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” to talk about it.
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.
Traverse City Adjusts Zoning To Allow Schools DowntownCity commissioners voted 4-3 to make a zoning change that would allow private schools as well as colleges in certain downtown areas in the northern Michigan town.
Local Health Departments Prepare As Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids 5-11 Near ApprovalAs Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 years old nears final approval, health departments in Metro Detroit prepare to receive and administer shots.
Detroit Academy Of Arts & Sciences Doing Home Visits In Hopes Of Finding Students Missing From The ClassroomConcerned with extremely low attendance, staff at the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences beginning to make house calls to families of students missing from class. They want to ensure the well being of students and make sure they are receiving some sort of education.
Beaumont Doctor Weighs In On School Mask Mandate Debate: ‘A Vast Majority Agree With Universal Mask Wear'A Beaumont Doctor speaks out from a healthcare point of view about the debate over masks mandates in schools
COVID Influences Families’ Back To School Worries, According To Recent Mott PollSeveral organizations such as the CDC recommend universal indoor masking for students and staff, but with many schools not requiring masks, some parents opting for virtual learning once again.
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Top Doc Told Whitmer School Mask Mandate Would Curb VirusMichigan's top doctor said Aug. 18 she had told Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the state health director that reinstituting a mask requirement in K-12 schools would likely lessen the spread of COVID-19, but she added there are other factors when considering the step.
Whitmer Signs $4.4 Billion Federal Bill For MI Schools COVID Pandemic RecoveryThe bipartisan supplemental bill distributes over $4 billion from the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, or ESSER, to power schools’ efforts to get our kids back on track. A total of $841 million comes from ESSER II funding from December 2020, while $3.3 billion comes from ESSER III funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan
Whitmer Signs Bill To Send $4.4B In Rescue Funds To SchoolsGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed a supplemental spending bill that releases $4.4 billion in federal coronavirus rescue funding designated for K-12 schools.
3 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan SchoolsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported there are three new coronavirus outbreaks in Michigan schools.
2 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan Schools This WeekThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported there are two new coronavirus outbreaks in Michigan schools.
25 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan SchoolsThis week, there were no cases reported in Wayne and Macomb counties, but five schools in Oakland County reported cases among both students and staff.