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Jametta Lilly With Detroit Parent Network on Empowering Parents

Want to have a more active role in your child's education? Jametta Lilly, the CEO of the Detroit Parent Network, offers advice for parents in metro Detroit.

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?

Learning the Special Needs Education System

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

Road Map to Special Needs Education

From identifying a disability to setting up your student's Individualized Education Program, here are five steps to get you started.

Excellent Schools Detroit Teams Up With GreatSchools for Local Website

The local nonprofit and national website have joined forces to create GreatSchoolsDetroit.org for easily accessible school ratings.

Detroit Parent Network: Empowering Parents and Transforming Lives

Sharlonda Buckman is the CEO of the Detroit Parent Network. Here, she discusses her job, her inspiration and her enthusiasm for education.

Roquesha O'Neal, Detroit Mom, Fights for Children's Educations

This Detroit mom has made it her mission to give her kids the best chance at school success. From warding off gangs to volunteering in her community, she's been a fearless leader and example of the power of parental involvement.

Detroit Public Schools Programs Support Parent Involvement

Parents aren't just encouraged to help their children succeed in school, they're offered tools and resources to achieve their own successes, too.
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Tips on Dealing with Other People’s Kids

It can be complicated. Their parents' rules or yours? Can you discipline them? And what about posting photos on Facebook? Here are some practical dos and don'ts to dealing with other people's kids.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Go green with these fun Earth Day crafts for kids – including a stained glass planet, recycled bird feeder, tissue paper globe and more.

Detroit Zoo Searching for Kid Mayor of Amphibiville

Applicants must write a 100-word essay for the Detroit Zoological Society and submit it by April 30, 2021.

Hellenic Museum of Michigan Reopens with New Exhibit

Explore artwork by artists of Greek heritage at the Hellenic Museum of Michigan's latest exhibit, The Hellenic Art Exhibition, on display through July 25, 2021.

Watch This, Do That: The Lego Movie

Teach your kids to embrace what makes them special with the latest installment of our Watch This, Do That series: The Lego Movie.