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Ian Rant had a big smile on his face as he rode a wave toward the shore Thursday morning.

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Grand Haven High School education class students spent Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at Grand Haven City Beach, where they took advantage of the waves to learn how to surf. 

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Strong winds couldn’t take the wind out of a local teacher’s sails when it blew her new outdoor classroom over the school during the Labor Day weekend.

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Grand Haven Area Public Schools students returned to the classroom Tuesday, their first day of in-person learning since last March. 

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This past March, when K-12 schools across the state were abruptly closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local educators were forced to scramble to figure out how to teach remotely.

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This past March, when K-12 schools across the state were abruptly closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local educators were forced to scramble to figure out how to teach remotely.

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FRUITPORT — Only one child left his face mask behind and one high school student’s mask didn’t meet the district dress code when the first half-day of school was held Monday for Fruitport Community Schools.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in California has blocked a rule that Michigan, seven other states and four big-city school districts said would unlawfully allow too much pandemic relief aid to be diverted from K-12 public schools to private ones.

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LANSING — Time is running out for those youth who have experienced foster care to apply for a scholarship to help pay for some college expenses, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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ALLENDALE — More than 250 professors, faculty members, students and others in the Michigan higher-education community have signed a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, asking her to mandate online instruction for classes that can be done without in-person meetings.

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SPRING LAKE — Students whose last names begin with the letters A through K throughout the Spring Lake school district headed back to class Tuesday after roughly 160 days away from the buildings.

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ALLENDALE — Amid a change in plans for the fall semester from universities like Michigan State and Notre Dame, Grand Valley State University announced Thursday that it would plan on having its Allendale and Grand Rapids campuses open beginning later this month.

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Katie Weigle had been talking to her roommate and suitemates at Michigan State University for months, and says she was beyond excited to meet them all in-person next weekend.

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Notre Dame and Michigan State universities became the latest colleges to move classes online because of the coronavirus on Tuesday as colleges struggle to contain outbreaks and students continue to congregate in large groups without masks or social distancing.

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Michigan State University will conduct classes online only for undergraduates amid the COVID-19 pandemic, President Samuel Stanley announced Tuesday, two weeks before fall classes are to start.

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LANSING — Michigan legislators gave final approval Monday to bills that would provide flexibility for K-12 schools as they prepare to open amid the coronavirus pandemic, waiving physical attendance and minimum instruction requirements to allow for remote classes.

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I work with kids. A lot. Many of them don’t speak English. The best tool I have, when we need to communicate, is the three or four inches between my nose and chin, and the two or three inches between theirs.

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LANSING (AP) — Michigan schools that deem it safe to provide in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic would have to prioritize the option for K-5 students under legislation that would also largely base districts' state funding on last year's pupil count to account for enrollment unc…

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NORTON SHORES — Western Michigan Christian Schools are set to start the year in-person and online with a new multi-sport athletic complex and new middle school classrooms at its Norton Shores campus, and a partnership with Calvin University.

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The debate of whether or not to send students back to in-person learning this fall has raged on among parents, teachers and administrators. But what about the students themselves?

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While school districts across the state are grappling with whether to return to in-person learning this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, child care centers in Michigan are trying to operate in-person as safely as they can.

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Parents of students who would normally utilize Harbor Transit to get their kids back and forth to school may need to find a new ride this fall.

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With schools resuming in a few weeks, we chatted with Spring Lake Public Schools Superintendent Dennis Furton about plans, precautions and what could cause schools to close down.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much stress and uncertainty for students, parents, teachers and staff. “For students and the adults who care for them, the desire is so strong to have our lives return to normal, which also involves schooling,” says Craig Sawchuk, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic psychol…

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Grand Haven High School marching band members typically spend a week in early August up in Interlochen for their annual band camp.