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Troy Family Daze at Zion Christian Church

09/08/14

Troy Family Daze at Zion Christian Church

This Oakland County tradition returns Sept. 11-14, 2014 and features contests, food, games and much more for families.

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Linked Learning Detroit CEO Connects Kids and Careers

09/08/14

Linked Learning Detroit CEO Connects Kids and Careers

Tanya Heidelberg-Yopp hopes to bring businesses into the classroom for a revolutionary approach to education – one that teaches kids important skills and prepares them for the workforce.

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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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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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Tips for Interacting with Individuals with Special Needs and Disabilities

09/08/14

Tips for Interacting with Individuals with Special Needs and Disabilities

A local mom and a teacher from University Prep Academy Elementary – Mark Murray Campus provide insight and advice.

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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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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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