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Stateside: Vaccines for teachers; DeVos impact on education; design thinking for pandemic business

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Today on Stateside, Governor Whitmer said last week she is hoping schools will be able to reopen in-person classes by March. She also announced that K- 12 school teachers are among the groups who can get the COVID-19 vaccinations. We talk about how that process will begin. And, we continue our look at Betsy Devos' legacy after her resignation from her position as Secreatary of Education. Plus, we’ll discuss yesterday’s news that former Governor Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water crisis.

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

Where teachers fit in Michigan vaccination plans

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Stateside’s conversation with Sarah Cwiek

  • Sarah Cwiek is a reporter with Michigan Radio

Betsy Devos and the politization of education

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Stateside’s conversation with Chastity Pratt and Jon Valant

  • Chastity Pratt is the Wall Street Journal’s education bureau chief
  • Jon Valant is a senior fellow in the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution

Design hacks for outdoor business during COVID

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Stateside's conversation with Olga Stella

  • Olga Stella is Design Core Detroit’s executive director

Ex-Gov. Snyder and team reportedly facing criminal charges for Flint

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Stateside’s conversation with Steve Carmody

  • Steve Carmody is a reporter with Michigan Radio
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