We talk with teachers, mental health professionals, and administrators about the challenges this fall from our hour long One Detroit Special: Education in the Time of COVID-19.

  • The Uncertainty of Teachers for the Fall Nolan Finley talked with two middle school teachers, Jeanie Wilson, Science Teacher at Ann Arbor STEAM at Northside, and Patrick Harris, English and Social Studies teacher at Detroit Achievement Academy, about the future of in-classroom teaching and concerns about health.
  • New Plans for the Detroit Public Schools Community District Stephen Henderson interviews Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, on the changes coming this fall to the district, including shorter days and smaller class sizes.
  • Student Mental Health The mental health toll this school change, and really, life change, has taken on so many people is staggering. School psychologists, counselors, and social workers are going to be in need more than ever before. Christy interviews Karen Anthony, Oakland Schools Mental Health Consultant, Early Childhood District & School Services, and Sirrita Darby, Director of Detroit Heals Detroit.
  • Celebrating Student Milestones A look at how communities across Metro Detroit are celebrating their graduating seniors during the pandemic. From parades to individual graduation to remote graduation services, different school districts are still honoring those graduating high school despite social distancing measures.

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Watch One Detroit every Monday and Thursday at 7:30pm ET on Detroit Public TV.