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.
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.
More Than 30 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan SchoolsThe data released by state health officials show the majority of the outbreaks are between three to 10 cases this week.
55 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan SchoolsThe data released by state health officials show the majority of the outbreaks are between two to 10 cases.
More Than 40 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan SchoolsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported there are new coronavirus outbreaks in more than 40 Michigan schools.