Michigan State University issues ‘enhanced’ social-distancing order on campus for 2 weeks
EAST LANSING, Mich. – To slow coronavirus transmission among students, Michigan State University issued more strict COVID-19 precautions Saturday for its students. During the 14-day enhanced physical distancing, students are told to not socialize with others in person — on campus or off. AdThe orders apply to students living on campus and within the East Lansing area. More restrictions will be given to those living on campus in the future. Students are allowed to come to the campus for the following reasons:Accessing secure internet.
Back-to-school shopping: Students need more than usual this year
DETROIT For many parents, its time to start back-to-school shopping. Some students will return to school full time, others will do a mix of online and in person learning. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic still a concern, parents are shopping for more than just backpacks and pens. Parents should look for wipes that have at least 75 percent alcohol to kill viruses and germs, Granite said. Matt Granite suggests looking online.
Many Metro Detroit teachers file for retirement amid COVID-19 pandemic
DETROIT While its a time of reflection for K-12 parents about whether to send their children to school -- its also a time for teachers to make decisions. The question is: How many teachers will be willing to teach in-person classes? READ: All DPSCD summer school students to be tested by MondayThe Tri-County Alliance is an organization that represents thousands of school districts, teachers and students and said there is real concern. Read: More education reportsGiven the sheer number of retirement applications filed just this summer that go above and beyond the usual longevity retirements, it appears many teachers are already making the decision to opt out of teaching at all. Watch the video above for the full report