‘I want face-to-face learning with precautions’
Youth & Kids in Coronavirus
BridgeDetroit, with sponsoring funds from the Skillman Foundation, is providing special coverage of Detroit families, youth and kids during the coronavirus pandemic. Detroit is rallying together to protect the well-being of children, and rightly, the stories of these efforts are being told.
After week one, attendance down in the Detroit school district as 78% of students show up for class
After a week of instruction in the Detroit school district, just 78% of the students who signed up for online or face-to-face learning have shown up for class.
Detroit seventh-grader talks coronavirus and online learning
‘Not seeing my friends makes me feel sad and lonely.’
Detroit 8th-grader talks coronavirus and entrepreneurship
‘I was sad because my counselor at school passed away.’
Opinion: After a fellow Black girl was detained for not doing her schoolwork, I fought for her freedom
At 17, I find this work daunting but essential.
Pandemic takes toll on Detroit children with autism and their families
This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. During the coronavirus pandemic, families who have children with autism face the complexity of everything from mask-wearing, and virtual therapy, to getting the vital services they need and feeling overwhelmed.