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Help on the College Application Process for High School Kids

Help on the College Application Process for High School Kids

Competition for spots at colleges and universities is tighter than ever. But families are getting an edge with admissions counselors, test prep services and lots of early planning.

February 2013
Insider Tips and Advice for College Bound Students

Insider Tips and Advice for College Bound Students

Counselors and college admissions representatives in southeast Michigan share tips for families to help in mastering the college application process.

February 2013
After Sandy Hook: Reevaluating School Security Measures in Southeast Michigan

After Sandy Hook: Reevaluating School Security Measures in Southeast Michigan

The horrific elementary school in Newtown, Conn. has put kids' safety and security measures top of mind. How are southeast Michigan schools reacting?

February 2013
Why Good Parents Let Their Kids Fail – PHOTOS

Why Good Parents Let Their Kids Fail – PHOTOS

Failure is an opportunity to realize limits, adjust and learn from mistakes. Here's why kids need to careen, crash, stutter and, ultimately, soar. Browse our photo gallery of some famous 'flops,' too.

February 2013
School Business Partnerships Helping Southeast Michigan Kids

School Business Partnerships Helping Southeast Michigan Kids

From small shops to auto giants like GM, businesses are getting more involved in education. Could these 'win-win' arrangements keep growing?

February 2013
Principal Vondra Glass Changes Detroit Kids' Lives with Martial Arts

Principal Vondra Glass Changes Detroit Kids' Lives with Martial Arts

He's helping middle school students at Detroit Premier Academy boost confidence and grades – and tackle bullies, obesity and a rough neighborhood.

February 2013
Gifted Kids and School: The Best Approach to Educating Einstein

Gifted Kids and School: The Best Approach to Educating Einstein

Keeping super-smart children engaged, motivated and accepted can be an incredible challenge. Learn how to help your academically bright child.

February 2013
Preschool Decision: Guide to Picking the Right One for Your Child

Preschool Decision: Guide to Picking the Right One for Your Child

Should you pick a cooperative, childcare-based, church-affiliated, Montessori or school district affiliated program? Get a bit of insight.

January 2013
Bilingual Babies: Teaching Infants and Tots a Second Language

Bilingual Babies: Teaching Infants and Tots a Second Language

Exposure is key to when it comes to helping young kids pick up Spanish, French or another language early. Here are some basic tips for parents.

January 2013
Finding an Awesome School for Your Kids: What to Look For

Finding an Awesome School for Your Kids: What to Look For

The formula for the perfect place is an inexact science. But here are seven ironclad signs – from teachers and culture to the building and parent support.

January 2013
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