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Classic Kids Books Every Child Should Read

09/08/14

Classic Kids Books Every Child Should Read

Whether you've got a preschooler or a high school student at home, here are the top tales every child should read – including 'The Cat in the Hat' and 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'

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Tips to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

09/08/14

Tips to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

Use games during mealtime as a way to encourage your children to expand their palates. Here are five different activities to try during your next dinnertime.

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High School Diploma Versus Certificate of Completion

09/08/14

High School Diploma Versus Certificate of Completion

Which one your children receive when they finish school depends on a few factors, including your child's abilities. What's the difference?

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A Summer of Growth for Excellent Schools Detroit

09/08/14

A Summer of Growth for Excellent Schools Detroit

The organization's CEO discusses the next issue of Education Detroit, which features the Early Leaner Scorecard, profiles of a few locals doing big things for education in the city and much more.

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Learning the Special Needs Education System

09/08/14

Learning the Special Needs Education System

Find out why it may seem tough to navigate – and what can parents do to figure it all out, thanks to information from local experts

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Inspiring Minds STEM Exhibit at Wright Museum in Detroit

09/08/14

Inspiring Minds STEM Exhibit at Wright Museum in Detroit

Kids can meet a variety of African-American pioneers in science, technology, engineering and math in this exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum.

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Alex Cintron, Principal of the Phoenix Multicultural Academy

09/08/14

Alex Cintron, Principal of the Phoenix Multicultural Academy

He didn't dream of being an educator, but his passion and path became clear. He helped turn around a low-performing school and won't rest until his students all feel hope for their future.

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Special Needs Resources for Families

09/08/14

Special Needs Resources for Families

Check out the following organizations for workshops, services, additional special education information and more.

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Environmental Interpretive Center Brings Nature to Life

09/08/14

Environmental Interpretive Center Brings Nature to Life

The University of Michigan-Dearborn offers kids a place to learn about the outdoors, from mushrooms and gardens to the natural wonders of the Rouge River.

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Shawn Blanchard, Detroit's Director of Youth Services

09/08/14

Shawn Blanchard, Detroit's Director of Youth Services

He knows it's like to have the odds against you from the start. Born with drugs in his system with absent parents, he was lucky to have his grandmother, his 'rock.' Now, he's working to give kids just like him more chances to succeed.

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