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25 #OwnVoices Books for Kids

The #OwnVoices movement showcases books that feature characters of color written by people that share the character's identity. Here are 25 kids' books that are a part of the movement.
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What I Wish I Knew: A Former Student’s Advice to Incoming College Freshmen

Metro Parent's 2020 winter intern offers her advice to incoming college freshmen on making the most of the experience and what she wish she knew before her college years.
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Getting the First Year of College Started Off Right

The first year of college comes with a ton of change. Take a look at the dos and don'ts for parents and students and how to balance it all.
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Questions Potential College Students Should Ask Themselves

These are the 11 questions potential college students should ask themselves before heading off — and what parents should consider, too.
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How to Avoid the Scholarship Scams

There are people out there looking to take advantage of students searching for financial aid. Learn to manage your search and avoid scholarship scams.
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The Many Benefits of a Classical Education

Stephanie Kooiker from Ivywood Classical Academy shares how moral and intellectual leadership stems from a rigorous liberal arts and sciences education.

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COVID-19 Outbreaks at Michigan Schools

The state of Michigan is tracking outbreaks at our schools and colleges. Here are the latest COVID outbreaks at schools in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Best Family Movies and Shows That Just Hit Streaming Services in...

Looking for something that the whole family can watch together? Check out these eight movies and shows that just hit streaming services.

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