To tamp down the spread of respiratory viruses before they take hold, the Biden administration is reopening a program to send free tests to households.
Michigan public school students can get free school breakfast and lunch at their schools during the 2023-2024 school year. Some lawmakers want to make the program permanent.
The decisions are a part of the project’s plan to reorganize and create a new model to ensure its long-term sustainability.
BridgeDetroit food reporter Jena Brooker has an early look at soon-to-be-released “Everything I learned, I learned in a Chinese Restaurant,” and a chat with the author.
Vitti is already looking ahead to next year’s contract and the need to retain mid-career teachers.
Michigan lawmakers approved funding for public schools this year to offer free meals to all students, pre-K through 12th grade, regardless of income. Child nutrition experts are pushing to make the funding permanent.
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The state is experimenting with guaranteed income, investing $16.5M in a program launched by a foundation. Studies say such programs can lift people out of poverty, but others question state expense.
Detroit officials met with residents Wednesday to answer questions about personal safety, the demolition process, how pollution would be controlled, and efforts to inform residents.
Michigan schools are trying different methods to recruit and retain teachers, including increasing compensation and providing development opportunities.