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Oakland County Public Schools

Searching for a solid school in the Oakland County school district? Get the 411 on the 27 Oakland County public schools.

Charter Schools in Wayne County

Southeast Michigan families can find charter education options at these Wayne County Michigan charter schools. Plus, included are Detroit charter schools.

Charter Schools in Washtenaw County

For families living in Ypsilanti, Dexter, Chelsea and Ann Arbor, charter schools are area education options worth considering. Here's our list of the Washtenaw County charter schools.

Charter Schools in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Whether you live in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw or Wayne County, southeast Michigan charter schools are plentiful. Here's our list of options.

7 Ways to Prepare Kids for the Transition from Elementary to Middle School

The top things you should know to prepare yourself and your child for the often-tumultuous transition from elementary to middle school.

Pros and Cons of Charter Schools

Wondering, 'Should I send my child to a charter school?' For parents considering this option, here are some basic facts about charter schools in Michigan.

10 Tips to Make Healthy Eating Fun for Kids

Struggling to get your children excited to try better foods? Try this advice, geared at parents with K-8 students at home, on how to make it more fun.

5 Top K-8 Schools in Detroit

Peek at Excellent Schools Detroit's picks for the top elementary schools and top middle schools in the city.

A Home Away From Home at Montcalm School

After visiting Starr Commonwealth's Montcalm School, Clark family of Seattle knew it was the right fit, and so did their son, Jonathan.

Kyle Smitley, Founder of Detroit Achievement Academy

Before founding this charter school, Smitley was operating a multimillion-dollar clothing company. But she wasn't feeling fulfilled. So she moved to Detroit to help kids get a better education.

Detroit Parents Share Stories, Advice On Picking Schools

Thinking it's time to pick a new school for your kid? These moms did. Read their stories and what advice they have for other parents embarking on a search.

Physical Education Fun for Kids You Can Do Together at Home

Two Detroit schools gym teachers offer easy, affordable activities and tips for keeping children, K-8 and even into high school, moving and active.
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?