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Ecorse Schools Preparing Students for Success Amid Virtual Learning

School districts throughout Michigan have faced an unprecedented year in the face of COVID-19. Schools have strived to keep education humming along with virtual classrooms, limited in-person learning...


Tuition-Free Opportunity

LANSING – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joined today with Republican and Democratic legislators to announce the launch of the $30 million Michigan Reconnect program, the largest effort in state history to...


Martin Luther King Jr. delivers the 'I Have a Dream' speech at the March on Washington, August 28, 1963

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic...


AHRC Observes the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the United Nations and the rest of the world community in observing the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. The day is observed annually on December 2. This day was established by the...


Detroit Men Investing in Literacy

Detroit -- The Harambee Literacy Project (HLP) sponsored by Be-Moor Radio in conjunction with the University of Michigan's Stamps School of Art + Design, Brightmoor Maker Space, Sunbridge...


Ford Law Career Academy Aims to Increase Diversity in the Legal Profession

DEARBORN, – With the singular mission of bringing diversity to the practice of law, Ford Motor Company – with the support of its philanthropic arm, Ford Motor Company Fund, and Henry Ford... Full story


Sabbath Middle School students receive 'Acts of Kindness' donations from community organizations

RIVER ROUGE - Mr. Demond Thomas (Principal), Nicole Arnold (Academic Engagement Officer and Selena Smith (Education) are very humbled with the generosity and support that has been shown to the...



As Black Reading Month comes to a close, I want to inspire you to continue reading. These thirty days have gone by so fast. I only read one book, "I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To" by Loni...


September is Black Reading Month.

Will you go to a black bookstore and buy a book by a black author to exercise your brain cells so you won't get distracted by all the rhetoric floating around during this political season. With all...


Gov. Whitmer launches Futures for Frontliners, Tuition-free path to community college

LANSING – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, along with leaders in education, business, labor and workforce development, today launched the nation's first program offering tuition-free college to an estimated... Full story


Dearborn Adult Education Registering Now for Fall Classes

As you are preparing your children or grandchildren to return to school via virtual classrooms, maybe you think it's time you tended to some unfinished business in regards to your own education? If...


Creating Community During COVID-19!

As we opened our doors for the first week of school, we successfully implemented our reentry plan to educate students during these uncertain times. Teachers and support staff returned to the...



A wise man once told me the Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word crisis. One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize...



There was a lot of intense planning and preparation to open school this year. Every family has a different situation and we had to figure out the best way to service and educate our students, while...


Dancing Monkeys In My Soup

Due to the fact that I don't have any children of my own, it's always a holiday or rare occasion in which I can read a children's book. The last time I got to read a children's book was for a series...



The River Rouge School District is confident that we will successfully educate students during this current crisis. Our district has adopted "Watch Me Be Great!" as our theme for the 2020-2021 school... Full story


EQUIPPED host a Drive -In Baccalaureate and Dinner Extravaganza

EQUIPPED, a non-profit organization to benefit youth, awarded $10,000 in scholarships at a Drive-In Baccalaureate and Dinner extravaganza on Saturday, August 1, 2020. The festive celebration included...


NAACP Sues U.S. Education Secretary Over COVID-19 School Money

The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation's attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities' lives. The NAACP said it's also exposed severe racial inequalities...


Dominican Literacy Center Serves Its Students in the Midst of Pandemic

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and shut down of the state has had a particularly disruptive impact on schools and learning. While school attendance is compulsory for youth, adult learners... Full story


Wayne Westland Schools' Bond Construction Groundbreaking Ceremony

Monday, May 11, 2020, was the groundbreaking ceremony on the District's first Bond construction project. The William D. Ford Career-Technical Center will be under construction through fall 2020.... Full story


Lincoln Park Students Receive Meals Despite School Closure

Every Tuesday, Lincoln Park Public Schools (LPPS) is distributing 28,000 breakfasts and lunches at no cost as part of its commitment to ensuring students have access to nutritious meals during the... Full story


Westwood Community School District Adjusts to Meet the Needs of Its Families

It's no secret that schools are closed in Michigan. But that doesn't have to mean the learning has to stop. Schools in Michigan are required to submit a Continuity of Learning and COVID-19 Response... Full story


The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education

Sunday, May 17, marked the 66th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown vs. the Board of Education. The Brown decision addressed consolidated issues from four different cases -... Full story


Ecorse Schools Plan Transition to a One-to-One Computer District This Fall

Governor Whitmer's Executive Order closed all schools for the remainder of the school year, causing challenges for school districts across the state. In Ecorse, however, the closing has expedited an... Full story


Does Your Internet Seem Slow?

Nothing is more annoying than having slow internet. When it eventually happens to you – and it will, you're going to wonder what you can do to speed up your connection. I've listed three of my top t... Full story


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