These are the 6 library books being reviewed by Dearborn Public Schools
In line with growing scrutiny across the U.S. over school library books and their appropriateness, Dearborn Public Schools has developed a committee that will review existing and potential literary additions that are of concern to parents.
Committee formed to review library books in Dearborn schools
A committee was formed to review library books in Dearborn schools, which caused a battle over books in the city, specifically on what should and should not be on the shelves. It’s an issue in communities across the country and getting heated.
Dearborn teachers line up for COVID vaccines at DMC
An estimated 1,000 Dearborn Public Schools teachers and school staff received the COVID vaccine Friday. Feb. 12, 2021: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 573,372; Death toll now at 15,062Several school districts said they will continue to follow the guidelines of local county health departments as the CDC’s recommendations have continued to evolve. Ad“Honestly huge,” said Dearborn Public Schools superintendent Glenn Maleyko. DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan partnered with Dearborn Public Schools to vaccinate teachers, administrators and staff. AdThe DMC is working with other districts in Metro Detroit to vaccinate teachers down the road.
Dearborn Public Schools has plan to return students to in-person learning in March
DEARBORN, Mich. – The Dearborn Public Schools district is sharing its plan to return students to in-person learning amid the coronavirus pandemic starting March 1, 2021. The second week after learning labs start, schools will start reopening to all students for blended learning. Here’s the reopening schedule:March 1 -- The first students return for blended learning, including grades kindergarten, first, second, sixth and ninth. March 8 -- More students start blended learning including preschool, third, fourth, fifth, seventh and 10th grades. March 15 -- The rest of students start blended learning including eighth, 11th and 12th grades.
New program aims to teach Dearborn Public School students how to manage their own money
DEARBORN, Mich. – Learning how to manage money is a real-life skill that’s all too often overlooked in school. Henry Ford College and Dearborn Public Schools have launched the state’s first Financial Empowerment Curriculum. Financial literacy is an important skill set that our students will need throughout their lives. Russ Kavalhuna, President of Henry Ford CollegeREAD: Continuous education coverageThe first ever MI Financial Literacy Summit was held at Henry Ford College last year. State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks facilitated a discussion with experts from across the state about financial literacy and the role it has in shaping Michigan’s future.
Dearborn Public Schools extends online learning another month
DEARBORN, Mich. – The Dearborn Schools Board of Education voted Monday to extend online learning in the district for another month. The district started school on Aug. 31 with plans to be online until at least Oct. 1 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Back in September that was extended to Oct. 12, then extended again on Monday (Oct. 12) for at least another month. Elementary students should expect to work 20 to 30 hours a week on school work, officials said. Virtual learning is now well underway in many Michigan school districts.
Dearborn Public Schools extends online learning until at least Oct. 12
DEARBORN, Mich. – The Dearborn Schools Board of Education voted Monday to extend online learning in the district until at least its next meeting on Oct. 12. The district started school on Aug. 31 with plans to be online until at least Oct. 1. UPDATE Oct. 13: Dearborn Public Schools extends online learning another monthWhen Dearborn Public Schools leaders first announced the plan for starting the school year virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic they said middle school and high school students should expect to spend five to eight hours a week on each class, totaling 30 or more hours each week. Elementary students should expect to work 20 to 30 hours a week on school work, officials said. Virtual learning is now well underway in many Michigan school districts.
Dearborn nonprofit serves more than 2,000 students in drive-thru back-to-school fair
DEARBORN, Mich. Dearborn-based ACCESS, the largest Arab American community nonprofit in the U.S., held its annual back-to-school health fair this week -- with some big changes. This year, the health fair took place in a socially distant drive-thru fashion with families required to remain in their vehicles and drive up to each designated area to receive services. Extra precautions for all physicals and immunizations were also taken, with families required to schedule appointments ahead of time to avoid the risk of unnecessary contact. The event, normally named the Back to School Health Fair, was changed to the Back to School Drive-Thru Bash. It was held on Monday in Dearborn. We knew this was the time to step up and show up for our community and meet their critical needs, said Mona Makki, Director of ACCESSs Community Health and Research Center.
Families make the most of virtual learning as school begins for 20 districts across Metro Detroit
DETROIT School is back in session for nearly 20 districts in the Metro Detroit area including Dearborn Public Schools, Southfield Public Schools and Birmingham Public Schools. School also started Monday morning for students in Farmington Hills but virtually. Local 4s Paula Tutman met with a family that tried its best to make the most of the remote start. Related: Parents concerned about student safety after photo of Metro Detroit school surfaces onlineEducation
Dearborn Public Schools to offer online-only learning option this fall
DEARBORN, Mich. Dearborn Public Schools announced Tuesday that the district will offer an online-only option for students this fall amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Dearborn parents and guardians who would like their students to participate in the remote learning model are asked to enroll in the program by Aug. 17. This provides an option for parents who know they want their children learning online for at least this school year. Middle school and high school students should expect to spend five to eight hours a week on each class, totaling 30 or more hours each week. Official plans for how the district will resume learning in the fall are expected to be announced next week.
Staff member at Whitmore-Bolles Elementary in Dearborn tests positive for coronavirus (COVID-19)
DEARBORN, Mich. – Officials with the Dearborn Public Schools district announced Friday that a staff member has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). This case is one included in the new cases announced Friday by state officials. School officials said health officials do not believe the staff member was contagious while in the building. School officials also said they are cleaning the building. School officials announced Wednesday that they were closing the school as a precaution after the staff member was exposed to someone with coronavirus (COVID-19).