Stateside: Counties plan for reopening; rethinking schools; recovery lessons from Great Recession

May 18, 2020

Today on Stateside, what will the impending re-opening of Michigan’s economy mean for public health. Plus, how the pandemic could allow districts to reshape learning in the fall.

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Macomb County’s Mark Hackel weighs the balance of public health and economic vitality

  • Mark Hackel is the Macomb County Executive

COVID-19 has upended K-12 education. Some teachers say now’s the time to build a better system.

  • Matinga Ragatz is an education consultant and education commentator on Stateside
  • Jessyca Matthews is a teacher at Carmen-Ainsworth High School in Flint Township

Michigan’s experience during Great Recession could provide a roadmap for the current economic downturn

  • Gene Sperling is the former director of the National Economic Council under Presidents Obama and Clinton
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