Muskegon Area Matters
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is optimistic that Michigan schools will be able to reopen for in-person learning this fall.
But things might look a little different than a non-pandemic year.
Michigan schools will be able to reopen for in-person learning with strict safety measures in place, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday.
Educators around Michigan are sounding the alarm on potential cuts that would devastate public education if lawmakers don’t work to deliver financial relief.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday an executive order that creates a council tasked with creating the road map for how schools in Michigan will safely return to classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A lawmaker warned Tuesday of a potential 25% cut in state funding for K-12 schools because of economic fallout from the pandemic, saying he is not “banking” on Congress sending additional aid to states or giving flexibility to use previously passed rescue money.