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Transferring to a Quality School

04/04/12

Transferring to a Quality School

Itching to move your child to a different district? Here's what parents should consider before angling for that Blue Ribbon school.

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Kindergarten Starting Age Affects Kids for Life

03/28/12

Kindergarten Starting Age Affects Kids for Life

If they start sooner, they'll face trials down the road sooner, too. One mom of grown kids shares her experience and encourages parents not to rush.

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Talking to Your Kids about Inhalant Abuse

03/21/12

Talking to Your Kids about Inhalant Abuse

Everyday household sprays and products can cause serious harm. The third week of March, focused on prevention awareness, is a good time to discuss.

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Freezing up on Tests: How to Help Your Kids

03/14/12

Freezing up on Tests: How to Help Your Kids

Does your child gets nervous and anxious when exams roll around? Here are ways parents can help them boost confidence and blast that panic.

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Finding School Tutoring Help for Your Child

03/07/12

Finding School Tutoring Help for Your Child

Is your kid struggling in class? Two veteran teachers offer their tips for a parent whose son is having a tough time in middle school math and science.

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Saving for College with 529 Plans

02/29/12

Saving for College with 529 Plans

Why they're a great way to think ahead (and pay for!) kids' educational future – and more in-depth info about the Michigan MET and MESP options.

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How to Know if Your Child is Ready for Kindergarten

02/22/12

How to Know if Your Child is Ready for Kindergarten

From age to maturity and skills, many factors weigh into the choice for parents (and schools). These recommendations can help your decision.

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Increasing Class Participation

02/15/12

Increasing Class Participation

Got a shy or quiet child? Here, teachers weigh in on a few ways parents can encourage their kids to speak up and get involved in school conversation.

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Textbook Extras to Help Your Kid in School

02/08/12

Textbook Extras to Help Your Kid in School

For parents seeking supplements and tools to give their students a boost, get the latest on what educators are suggesting to help children thrive.

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Is My Child Reading at Grade Level?

01/31/12

Is My Child Reading at Grade Level?

Parents wondering if their kids' reading abilities are where they should be get tips from two veteran teachers.

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