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So far, so good for districts implementing distance learning

Under Gov. Whitmer’s April 2 executive order closing schools, districts were required to develop Continuity of Learning Plans making instruction available to all students...

Student writers, we want to hear from you

Budding journalists, poets and writers of all genres, now is the time for sharing your work on our many School News Network platforms...

Big history, big story, big opportunity

The event is hoped to document and share student experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Maintaining the bridge

Schools being closed because of COVID-19 hasn't changed their mission or their focus, just the ways they get their job done...

The show might go on

Months of preparation and rehearsal suddenly seem for naught as school plays and musicals are postponed...

District schools donate protective goggles to local hospital

When Metro Health Hospital did not get a shipment of supplies that was supposed to include protective eyewear, a community member reached out to Grandville Public Schools Superintendent Roger Bearup...

Connecting those in need with those who want to help

A pair of brothers with tech savvy and big hearts have created a website to help during the COVID-19 crisis...

Teachers send love to students; students say right back atcha

With school abruptly ended for the rest of the year, we’ve seen how deeply teachers care about their students -- even across the chasm of social distancing – and how much their students miss them...

A virtual world, and that includes board meetings

With permission from the governor, many area public school districts are entering new territory, hosting virtual board meetings...

Business as usual

While traditional brick-and-mortar schools had to close due to the statewide stay-at-home order, online learning continued for these students and staff...

School 2.0: tips from the pros

As K-12 districts roll out their Continuity of Learning Plans this week, and students across Kent ISD and beyond make the transition to online learning as a primary means for most, those who have been doing it for a while have some advice...

School’s back! Districts begin to launch Continuity of Learning Plans

Districts statewide are rolling out individualized plans by April 28 to continue learning through the end of the school year...
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Amid the virus gloom, schools shine rays of goodness

For every storm cloud there’s a rainbow on the horizon, and in the midst of coronavirus, there are plenty of bright spots to illuminate -- especially in the world of education...

For test prep, teachers invite students to hang out

Comstock Park High School teachers have turned to Google Hangouts to stay in touch with students preparing for their AP exams...
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Seniors of 2020: ‘We wouldn’t change it for the world’

Sparta High School students have a long history of doing interesting and innovative work with all kinds of technology. But their most recent work, titled simply 'Sparta High School Class 2020 Senior Video,' is already touching hearts all over the community...
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STEM teachers step up to make masks, face shields using 3D printers

STEM teachers are doing their part to supply personal protective equipment to health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic...
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