Stateside: How teachers are doing this year; Custer statue controversy; our metaverse future
Today on Stateside, the Michigan Education Association addresses how Michigan K-12 schools are struggling to find staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, a look into the metaverse: what is it, and how does Meta (Facebook) play into it? And, the city of Monroe faces criticism over their memorialization of General George Armstrong Custer, who played a role in the genocide of Native Americans.
MEA president says teachers need more resources for students traumatized by pandemic
- Paula Herbart is the President of the Michigan Education Association.
Relocating Monroe’s Custer statue: Activists and residents continue their quest
- Katybeth Davis is the District 1 Delegate for Monroe County.
- Nat (Nathaniel) Spurr is the vice-chair of Michigan Democratic Party’s Anishinaabek Caucus
What is the metaverse, anyway? The technological shift behind Facebook’s rebrand.
- Robby Ratan is an Associate Professor of Media and Information at Michigan State University.