When coronavirus closed schools, some Detroit students went missing from class. These educators had to find them.

After the pandemic forced schools to close, educators in Detroit had to take on the role of "detectives" in order to track down missing students and help them stay on-track. After realizing the extent of the impact the coronavirus had on students and their families, educators resorted to persistent follow-ups, food deliveries, tracking families based on need, and providing grief counseling to help them cope with family losses and their changing environments.

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