Detroit Public Schools Community District Puts Safety Measures, Protocols In Place as Michigan Gets Back To SchoolDr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the upcoming school year and what DPSCD has done to make sure everyone who attends school will be safe this fall.
Oakland University Gets Back To On-Campus Learning After a Year Spent VirtuallyGlenn McIntosh, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs at Oakland University, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the health and safety protocols in place for the semester that begins just after Labor Day, and what the university has been doing over the last year while students remained in remote learning.
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.
Hundreds Protest Against Genesse County Mask Mandate For StudentsThere was a protest in Genesee County this week from parents, calling for an end to local mask mandates for their kids.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Detroit Pastors, DPSCD Officials Call For Community To Get Vaccinated, Return To In-Person Learning This FallMembers from the Detroit Public Schools Community District and The Council of Baptist Pastors say they need teachers and students back in class this fall.
Albion College Mandates COVID-19 Vaccinations For Fall SemesterOne Michigan college is the first in the state to mandate the coronavirus vaccine.
District Keeps Kids At Home Because Of Lack Of Bus DriversStudents in a southern Michigan school district are learning from home through Friday because of a lack of bus drivers.