Detroit Public Schools has headed back to school and it comes as the country is seeing a spike in Covid cases. DPSCD is planning to resume in-person learning with several safety protocols in place; remote learning will still be an option for families who are not ready to send their kids back to the classroom. Stephen Henderson spoke with superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti about the district’s reopening plans.
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News From Around Detroit
- Detroit rec centers are open again, as residents rejoiceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit reopened four of its recreation centers this week after closing them down 18 months ago amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mackinac panelists: Reparations are the path to economic prosperityby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Equity experts joined the Mackinac Policy Conference to discuss how systemic racism has perpetuated the racial wealth gap in Michigan and how reparative policy can reverse those outcomes.
- Poll shows Michigan taxpayers willing to pay for children’s educationby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Support for education was a leading topic on the first day of the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference. A recent poll supported by the Skillman Foundation shows Michiganders are willing to pay more in taxes for their children’s education.
- Preliminary investigation: GLWA not at fault for metro Detroit floodsby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Great Lakes Water Authority officials say they aren’t at fault for the floods that have plagued Detroit and some suburbs this summer, but they’re updating procedures anyway.
- Bus riders fearful as DDOT looks to cut routesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit officials say reducing bus service will make transportation more reliable. Residents and transit advocates say they want more service, not less.
- WATCH LIVE: Pelosi on 'Women's Health Protection Act' that protects abortion access
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to speak on the 'Women's Health Protection Act' that aims to protect abortion access.
- WATCH: Iraq president on 'national battle' against corruption
Iraqi President Barham Salih on Thursday said his country was facing a "national battle" against corruption and that it could not move forward until it was won.
- House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump advisers, associates
The subpoenas are for former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, former White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Dan Scavino, former Defense Department official Kashyap Patel and former Trump adviser Stephen Bannon.