Rep. Schroeder: Health of Michigan students is top priority of ‘Return to Learn’ plan

By Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Oakland County’s Independence Township When COVID-19 shut down our schools this spring, I was amazed to see the creativity Oakland County teachers and parents used to keep students engaged while sheltered at home. In Clarkston Community Schools, hundreds of Chromebooks, headphones, and hotspots were distributed to those in need for…

Rep. Schroeder: House committee approves plan aimed at saving Michigan students from suicide

‘Save our Students’ proposal would help connect troubled youth with crisis hotline Rep. Andrea Schroeder’s ‘Save Our Students’ plan to help prevent suicides among Michigan’s young people is advancing in the state House of Representatives. Schroeder’s legislation would require schools that issue identification cards to include a 24-hour crisis and suicide prevention hotline on each…

House approves Rep. Schroeder’s plan to make Michigan child abuse investigations more effective and transparent

Rep. Andrea Schroeder’s plan allowing Michigan Children’s Ombudsman investigators to dedicate more resources to cases where child abuse is suspected was unanimously approved today by the state House. The plan also improves transparency and accountability to improve the investigation process. “Our goal is to protect vulnerable children and deliver the justice they deserve,” Schroeder said….

Rep. Schroeder: Governor’s revised ‘stay home’ order includes some changes helping Oakland County on slow, safe journey to ‘some semblance of normalcy’

Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Oakland County’s Independence Township issued the following statement today: “Oakland County has been devastated by COVID-19, but our community is strong and we will persevere. We will return to some semblance of normalcy by continuing to work together in everyone’s best interests. “The governor’s revised ‘stay home’ order includes some loosened…

Rep. Schroeder issues statement on governor’s new COVID-19 ‘stay home’ order

Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Oakland County’s Independence Township today issued a statement on Gov. Whitmer’s extended and expanded ‘stay home’ order related to COVID-19. The order extends through the end of April: “Sadly, everyone in Oakland County likely knows someone who has had or tragically perished from COVID-19. Our top mission – saving lives and…

Rep. Schroeder issues statement on executive order related to schools and coronavirus

Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Oakland County’s Independence Township today issued the following statement after Gov. Whitmer’s executive order regarding school closings and the coronavirus outbreak. The executive order was crafted with bipartisan input from the Legislature: “The health of our students, teachers, school employees, and all Oakland County residents comes before everything else. There is…

Rep. Schroeder: Maintaining mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

By Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township As we are forced into the COVID-19 culture, we’ve spent countless hours focused on our physical and financial health. We check for signs of fever. We check our finances. It is the nature of the world in which we live these days. But as we incorporate scary-sounding phrases…

Rep. Schroeder postpones March office hours due to COVID-19

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder announced her March 23 office hours are postponed in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. “To assist our state’s preventative efforts, our office will suspend all in-person constituent events at this time,” Rep. Schroeder said. “The health and safety of residents is my top priority. I look forward to resuming in-person…