Michigan Health Dept. Issues COVID-19 School Recommendations For Students, TeachersThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued recommendations for schools to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 within school buildings in an effort to reduce disruptions to in-person learning and help protect those who are not fully vaccinated.
UP District Offers Free College Housing To Summer TeachersA school district in the Upper Peninsula is looking for summer teachers who could be enticed by Lake Superior, small-town living — and free lodging in a college dorm.
Michigan Special Education Teacher Shortage Worries EducatorsA shortage of special education teachers in Michigan is growing worse during the pandemic.
Detroit Public School Community District Returns To Optional In-Person LearningTeachers and Students return to Detroit Public School District. Families and Teachers had a choice to remain virtual or return to in-person
Survey: Michigan Educators Feel Unsafe Returning To SchoolThe majority of educators in Michigan have safety concerns and don't believe they'll be able to return to in-person learning in January, according to a study from the state teachers' union.
Detroit Public Schools To Raise Starting Teacher Salaries By 33%It will go into effect in the 2020-21 school year.
American Teachers Battle For Maternity LeaveThe US doesn't mandate a national parental paid leave policy for mothers. Teachers are hit hard by this because they are predominantly female and underpaid.
Teacher: I Was Fired Over 'No Zeros' Grading Policy For Kids Who Didn't Do HomeworkA teacher in Florida says she was fired for refusing to give students grades on homework that wasn't turned in.
Proposed Changes to Michigan Social Studies Curriculum Sparks ControversyProposed changes to how Michigan teaches social studies has caused an uproar among the state's parents and educators,
Michigan Teachers Create Safety App For School LockdownsIn response to the Parkland shooting and the rise of school-related gun violence throughout the country. Two local teachers have decided to do their part in to help in the event of a crisis.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
School District Arms Teachers With Baseball BatsA Pennsylvania school district has given its teachers small wooden baseball bats as a reminder to fight a school shooter with any weapon available should other options fail.
Michigan Looks To Close Pension System To New TeachersThe Republican-controlled chamber plans to approve the plan Wednesday once it clears a committee.
Detroit Schools To Defer Start Of Employee Contract TalksThe Detroit Federation of Teachers says it's disappointed.
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