Tag: school

an empty classroom with chairs stacked on desks

November 1, 2021

A shortage of substitutes is straining teachers as COVID prompts reconsideration of work-life balance.

An empty classroom

October 19, 2021

The one-day cancellation was prompted by an infected person at a dance last week.

an elementary school cafeteria

October 6, 2021

New air purification equipment will be installed throughout the district after parents complained about crowded dining rooms.

an empty classroom

October 5, 2021

Schools without mask requirements are more likely to experience more and more severe outbreaks.

a sign in front of a cement building reads "Administration Building"

September 22, 2021

Some people want the county to repeal rules requiring masks in schools. Some on the county commission want to make that happen.

Children wearing masks in school

September 21, 2021

As school outbreaks rise, county officials are taking action against one school not enforcing mask requirements.

a boy in a mask looks at an empty classroom

September 15, 2021

The state has one of the worst student-to-counselor ratios in the country. And COVID has only made it worse.

Children wearing masks in school

September 14, 2021

The state reported three school outbreaks in Kalamazoo County in its latest weekly report.

a person receives a COVID vaccine shot in the arm

September 13, 2021

Planned rules would force private companies to require vaccines or weekly testing. Those rules could apply to schools and other government entities as well.

a sign on a door reads "quarantine"

September 9, 2021

The state’s health department has new recommendations on quarantining students exposed to COVID. And they’re complicated.