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Michigan Science Center Welcomes New ‘Level Up’ Exhibit

Are you or your kids into gaming? Turn your fun hobby into a valuable educational experience at the Michigan Science Center’s newest exhibit, Level...
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Rising Stars Academy Helps Young Adults With Disabilities Achieve Their Highest Potential

The Center Line postsecondary charter school provides hands-on career prep for students between 18 and 26
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Michigan’s Legal World is Still Dominated by White Men. Here’s Why Diversity Matters.

The brochures and websites of the state's law schools — where most Michigan attorneys get their start — boast a diverse array of students smiling back at you. But the reality is far from picture perfect. 
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Pensole Lewis College of Business and Design Kicks Off a New Era

An Oregon footwear design school merges with a defunct Detroit business college to create a new and historic HBCU

Book Review: ‘Thinking: A Memoir’ By Richard E. Nisbett

A memoir by one of U-M’s most celebrated observers of human nature reveals too little about what makes him tick
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If School Shootings Are So Routine, Why Did Oxford Linger in the National News?

An 'Hour Detroit' contributor shares her view from the front lines

Some Kids Have Lost More Than Others During the Pandemic

Students with disabilities didn’t get needed support during remote learning. How can schools make that up?
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Essay: A Critical Race Theory Expert on How Something Benign Became Toxic

Michigan State University's Dr. Dorinda J. Carter Andrews writes about the current hysteria over the concept
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Editor’s Letter: Back to School, Closer to Normal

Editor Dan Caccavaro on the March issue of 'Hour Detroit'
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Education Post-COVID – A Generational Rescue Mission

With the average student expected to lose up to nine months of education by the end of the 2020-21 school year, how do we get back on track?

A New Picture Book Set in Detroit Helps Children Understand COVID-19 Safety

‘How My School Fights a Virus’ shares kid-friendly tips on returning to school

Michigan’s First Transgender Teacher of the Year on Being the Educator He Needed

Owen Bondono says his classroom is a "safe environment where students can be themselves”

Former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings on the GOP and Pandemic Schooling

The Ann Arbor native sees "no risk-free way" to get kids back to school

How Metro Detroit Teachers Are Handling Returning To School During the Pandemic

For both veteran and rookie teachers, COVID-19 means a fall fraught with difficult decisions
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GM’s New YouTube Summer School Series Aims to STEM Boredom

Electric car charging, electric car motors, and autonomous vehicle sensors are some of the topics the series explores
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Social Tykes to Be a Hub for Overextended Parents and Their Little Ones

The play space is expected to open in Corktown this summer