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

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Michigan is seeing fewer confirmed cases of COVID-19, but some counties have been frustrated by the pace of re-opening. How will public health and economic vitality balance out in the impending re-opening?

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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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

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

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Stateside’s conversation with Mark Hackel

  • 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.

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Stateside’s conversation with Matinga Ragatz and Jessyca Matthews

  • 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

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Stateside’s conversation with Gene Sperling

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