Bills Call for Michigan Community Colleges to Provide 4-Year Nursing Degrees

The Michigan State House Education Committee has advanced bipartisan bills that would allow community colleges to offer four-year Bachelor of Science in...

The Case for Rewriting Michigan’s Constitution

Michigan voters will have a chance to set in motion a major rewrite of Michigan's constitution in 2026. That's the...

Advocate for Tighter Gun Laws Says Michigan Could Prevent Future Violence

The community of Oxford is still reeling, trying to band together to mourn and support one another, while also dealing with an unimaginable...

Michigan GOP Legislative Leaders Still Sitting on $300 Million for COVID-19 Safety in Schools

Local school districts have done their best to deal with the reality of holding in-person classes amid a deadly pandemic...

How to Knock Down Barriers That Get in the Way of Students of Color and Low-Income Students

Low-income students and students of color disproportionately face educational barriers, which were only exacerbated as the pandemic forced children to adapt...

Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter and Student Activist React to Oxford School Shooting

A 15-year-old sophomore at Oxford High School will be charged as an adult and faces life in prison for killing...

Stephen Henderson on Oxford School Shooting: We’re Still Not Having the Right Conversations

The following is an essay from WDET Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson: We are still learning lots of details about...

Federal Money May Have Helped Residents Pay Tax Bills on Time, Wayne County Treasurer Says

Darci E. McConnell Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree says due to stimulus checks and unemployment benefits last year, more Wayne...

Southeast Michigan Schools Cancel Classes Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday Amid COVID-19 Surge

Several Metro Detroit school districts will close for this entire week as officials battle a rise in COVID-19 cases.  That...

MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winner Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Discusses Disparities That Persist in American Life

Some awards you can’t apply for -- you can’t even find them. Instead, they find you. So it goes with one...

Everything You Need to Know About Newly Available COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids

Despite the lingering threat of COVID-19 and the frustrations caused by Americans who refuse to get their shots, vaccines have...

Michigan Schools Roll Out Vaccination Plans for 5- to 11-Year-Old Students

Michigan schools are making plans to start vaccinating elementary-age students as early as this week. Oakland Schools has partnered with...