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.
Web Extra: Defeat The Label's Community Conversation on BullyingEach year, the nonprofit organization, Defeat the Label, holds an event where the community comes together to discuss bullying and how it can be prevented in our schools and communities. Watch this week's Web Extra to learn more!
Defeat The Label Empowers Students to Prevent Bullying in SchoolsJamie Greene Kaniarz, Executive Director of Defeat the Label, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the different programs the organization offers to students, and shares what can be done to move forward in the fight to prevent bullying. 
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.
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.
Teacher Appreciation: Shayla Scott - Teacher at Herrington Elementary in the Pontiac School DistrictOur first honored guest is Shayla Scott, an Elementary School Teacher from the Pontiac School District, whose colleagues and elementary student popped on the screen to the surprise of Scott.
Detroit Wireless Zone Hosts Annual Backpack Giveaway, Benefiting Local Students For Upcoming School YearDetroit Wireless Zone is hosting its annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway on Sunday, August 1st through which the store will be donating backpacks filled with various school supplies to local children.
Brilliant Detroit - Helping Families Create Success, Move Out Of PovertyCindy Eggleton, Co-Founder of Brilliant Detroit, joins Community Connect to discuss the organization's mission to improve Detroit's poverty rate and increase the readiness of the city's children.