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.
DPD 6th Precinct Greets Students On First Day Back To SchoolMembers from DPD 6th precinct greeted students at Craver STEM Academy on their first day back to school. They want students to know they are supporting them this school year.
On-Campus Students At Wayne State University Prepare For, 'New Norm'As Freshmen move into dorms on Friday, they're preparing themselves for the coming school year and new norms. Including mask wear indoors, and adhering to COVID safety protocols on campus.
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.
Expert Gives Tips On Cost Savings For School SuppliesParents say school supplies are in high demand and cost are up. An expert give tips on saving costs.
'Now Is The Time' Beaumont Health Urging Those 12+ To Get COVID Vaccine Prior To School StartingTo help stop the potential spread of COVID in schools, Doctors at Beaumont urging those 12 and up to get vaccinated against COVID, says now is the time before school starts back.
DPSCD Will Mandate Mask For Students/Staff For 21-22 School Year, Other Districts Will NotDPSCD Superintendent Vitti says the district will require all staff and students wear mask despite vaccination status for the 21/22 school year. Also weekly COVID test for staff and students will be required
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
Detroit Kids Learning Life Skills Through Performing Arts - Eye On DetroitPBA Royal Performing Arts and Training School and Live! is women-owned and is based in the Cody-Rouge District of Detroit’s west side where people ages 3 years and older come to train in music classes, dance, theater, modeling/etiquette, beauty pageantry, and media production.
Michigan State University Raises Tuition For Students From Families Earning $100KMichigan State University will raise tuition by 2% this fall which university officials say will mostly impact students from families earning more than $100,000 each year.
Juneteenth Not Only a Holiday At The Barack Obama Leadership Academy, Its Part Of The Curriculum, And Has Been Over 20 YearsFor over 20 years the Barack Obama Leadership Academy (formally the Timbuktu Academy,) on Detroit’s Eastside, has incorporated Juneteenth, African History in their curriculum, says they are only 1 of 3 schools in Detroit to have this. They celebrated the annual holiday Friday
Governor Whitmer Announces Proposal To Invest In Affordable, High-Quality Child Care For Michigan FamiliesFrom an education center in Troy Monday, Governor Whitmer announced a proposal that would invest $1.4 billion in federal child care funding. She says the funding will make child care more affordable and expands access to high-quality child care statewide.
Life Lessons Through ChessThe Detroit City Chess Club is teaching kids comradery, focus, and how to outsmart their opponents.
Schoolcraft College Opens Its New Manufacturing & Engineering Center In Livonia, Will Offer More Youth STEM ProgramsSchoolcraft opens Manufacturing and Engineering Center in Livonia. Will offer several skill trade programs that lead to jobs. Will also offer k-12 youth STEM programs.
Detroit Kitchen Connect Is Bringing Cooking Education To The CityDetroit Kitchen Connect, an Eastern Market Corporation program, supports a diverse group of entrepreneurs doing what they love and contributing to Detroit’s growing good food system.