Category: Education Clip
Chalkbeat Detroit: ‘Where are the kids?’ Inside the first day of online learning for one Detroit school
by Lea Vigi | Sep 11, 2020
After a spring of incalculable loss, educators in Detroit are scrambling to get students back on track.Read More
by Lea Vigi | Sep 3, 2020
In collaboration with the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, DPTV’s One Detroit will have student reporters from four Detroit-area schools tell stories through video of what life is like at schools right now during COVID-19.Read More
by Lea Vigi | Aug 11, 2020
Even with most back-to-school policy in Michigan still up in the air, one thing is already clear about the fall: Schools will continue the extraordinary online learning experiment that began when classrooms closed this spring.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Metro Detroit could see up to 6 inches of snow in next few daysby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Saturday is forecast to be the day with the most sun until Thursday, with temperatures remaining in the high 20s to low 30s throughout the week.
- Why are racial disparities in Michigan's COVID-19 cases and deaths shrinking?by Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
The coronavirus hit Michigan's Black residents early and especially hard, but racial disparities in cases and deaths have narrowed.
- Grosse Ile community tries to win Mega Millions jackpot to fix bridgeby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
It's been almost a year since officials shut down and deemed the Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge unsafe, and residents are getting frustrated.
- Winning Mega Millions $1B jackpot ticket sold in Noviby USA TODAY (GANNETT Syndication Service)
The Mega Millions jackpot on Friday was worth an estimated $1 billion, making it the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history.
- GM engineers build heated tents to make food distribution easierby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
A team of GM engineers created a heated tent system so Wayne Metro can better run its food distributions during winter.
- The day Marie Curie got snubbed by the French science world
One hundred and ten years ago, Marie Sklodowska Curie was formally rejected for membership by the French Academy of Sciences.
- 2,100 arrested at protests demanding Navalny's release
Protests erupted in cities across Russia on Saturday to demand the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe. Police arrested more than 1,600 people, some of whom took to the streets in temperatures as frigid as minus-50 Celsius (minus-58 Fahrenheit).
- UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses
A major British doctors' group says the U.K. government should "urgently review" its decision to give people a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter gap recommended by the manufacturer and the World Health Organization.