The district said much of its reopening protocol will look like its plan when before the vaccine was available and COVID-19 infections were low.
CARE of Southeast Michigan is offering a summer program for children.
The health department is hosting six sessions at three district schools over the next several weeks, offering COVID-19 shots to anyone 12 and older.
A Detroit judge has dismissed charges against a Mumford High School swim teacher for the drowning death of a 15-year-old boy last February, saying there was insufficient evidence to continue with the case.
What they did was run the 4 x 100-meter relay in a record 45.52 seconds and won the 4 x 200 meter, too, with performances so strong they've been invited to compete in the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation Outdoor Nationals - presented by Nike in Eugene, Oregon at the end of June, at the site of the Olympic Trials.
It’s been nearly three years since Carl Johnson, a special needs student with autism, died after having a seizure on a bus while waiting to go into his school. The Bernstein Law Firm says the Detroit school district has done nothing to keep a similar tragedy from happening.
Hazard pay has been used to incentivize educators to return to the classroom. The sick days are intended for employees who might have side effects after a shot.
An open letter from the group, which represents para-educators and food service employees, accused the Detroit school district of making its members feel expendable and asked that in-person work be made voluntary.
Detroit Public Schools won't return to in-person learning until April 26, a day before standardized testing is set to begin. However, if the district's superintendent chooses to push the return date back more, it could disrupt SAT and M-STEP testing.
Detroit schools have implemented a two-week social isolation policy amid the city's 15% positive infection rate. In-person learning will resume in the district on April 19.
Detroit Public Schools are going to add a week of virtual learning after spring break in hopes of allowing students and staff time to isolate, in case they were exposed to COVID-19 over the time off.
The district waited until the COVID-19 test positivity rate in Detroit had fallen below 5% before considering resuming in-person learning.
March 1 was the goal-date that Michigan's governor set for getting all districts back to classroom learning. Detroit schools has said it would wait until test positivity rates for COVID-19 fell below 5%.
While almost every district in the state is now offering in-person learning, Michigan's largest district still hasn't. It originally set a target of reopening between early and mid-March.
Detroit public schools reopened their learning centers to students and families that need services offered by the district the most on Wednesday. The superintendent says the plan is to offer some in-person learning by mid-March.
The all-important Count Day for Michigan schools has arrived. Student attendance this year will determine classroom funding for the following year.
On Feb. 24, the Detroit public schools district will reopen its learning centers to offer support for some families as it prepares for a return to in-person learning. "The hope is that this can begin by early to mid-march."
Detroit Public Schools Community District superintendent, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, says Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is contradicting herself by allowing some things, like indoor dining, to resume while winter sports are still on pause.
Detroit public schools are temporarily suspending all in-person learning due to the rising threat of COVID-19 in the city.
After more than 10 years, Detroit Public Schools was released from state oversight, restoring full control of the district's finances to the school board.