The COVID-19 Pandemic is making some school districts rethink how students are graded and how final exams are conducted. Many districts across the state have changed some of their policies, in hopes of easing the burden on students.
Beginning with students who start at MSU in fall 2021, the on-campus living requirement will be extended to include a second year, reinstating the two-year live-on requirement that MSU had waived since the 1980s.
While the State of Michigan is being sued by an association representing restaurants and hotels for stricter coronavirus measures that temporarily prohibit indoor dining, another association representing Michigan educators believes the new order doesn’t go far enough to protect teachers and students.
85-thousand essential workers have applied for Futures for Frontliners scholarship since it September launch. The program is sort of thank you to those who have been on the frontlines in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
On Sunday, Saginaw Public Schools Superintendent Ramont Roberts sent out a letter to parents- that he is recommending Face-to-Face instruction that was set to begin Monday- be delayed until next semester.
The near $100-million bond proposal would clear the way for two new buildings and repairs to existing schools intended to counter a decade of declining enrollment, with its student body projected to shrink by nearly two thousand by the mid-2020s, according to the district’s figures.
63 students and staff at Bay City Western Middle School and 20 students and staff member at Auburn Elementary are currently under quarantine. The large number led Bigelow to switch to remote learning at both schools for the time being.
Although the Westwood Heights district in Mt. Morris Township is all virtual now, the school system has been upgrading its infection protection technology since spring 2019 before the pandemic upended American lives.
The school year started unlike any other...at Beecher's Dailey elementary and schools across our country...When the coronavirus pandemic hit in mid-march -- class was abruptly dismissed...students were sheltering in place and teachers were left scrambling.