Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break about how COVID impacts Michigan K-12 students
Bridge Michigan’s monthly Lunch Break series continued Wednesday with a discussion about how the pandemic and COVID-related policies have affected K-12 students in Michigan.
If you missed Wednesday’s chat, you can watch it on demand below.
Bridge reporters Ron French and Isabel Lohman were joined by Katharine Strunk, professor of education policy at Michigan State University’s College of Education; Tanya Pitkin, director of the Michigan Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Board of Directors; and Jeremy Singer, doctoral candidate in educational leadership and policy studies at Wayne State University and research assistant for the Detroit Education Research Partnership.
Bridge’s Lunch Break monthly series focuses on timely topics facing our state. Previous discussions have included examinations of Michigan’s new redistricting maps, Michigan’s eldercare crisis, COVID mandates and K-12 education, youth mental health in Michigan, and the impact of climate change in Michigan.
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- Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on Michigan’s new redistricting maps
- Watch Bridge’s discussion about the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
- Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on Michigan’s eldercare crisis
- Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on youth mental health in Michigan
- Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on COVID mandates, K-12 education in Michigan
Lunch Break will resume on March 30, 2022.
Stay tuned for an announcement of the topic and for registration information.
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