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
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Specs Howard Marks 50 years of Launching Broadcast Careers

At 93, the disc jokey-turned mentor is as sharp and charismatic as ever and still goes to his namesake institution weekly
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Local School Districts Supporting Students in Need of Meals Amid Closures

Curbside pick-ups, drive-through services, and deliveries are made available for students and parents amid the COVID-19 crisis
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A Charlotte Mason School Finds Its Permanent Home in Detroit

The private academy is settling down after 17 years

Chicago’s New Mayor Is a U of M Graduate

Lori Lightfoot earned her degree from the university in 1984