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Detroit College Prep Programs for High School Students and Beyond

Whether your child is in high school, middle or elementary school, it's never too early or late to help them prepare. Here are some college prep programs right in the city of Detroit.

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.

Local Food Groups Stress Why Fresh Food is Best

Forget Detroit's reputation as a food desert. These local groups and programs are connecting kids with healthy food and habits to last a lifetime.

Science Advice, Activities, Books and More for Toddlers

Spark your preschool child's natural love of science with some fun age-appropriate activities, fantastic books and even a recipe for elephant toothpaste!

Toddler Nutrition Tips, Recipes and Little Lessons

Preschool kids are growing at a quick rate. Healthy food intake is important. Two Detroit teachers offer advice on portions, food groups, snacks and more.

Tips for Detroit Parents on Picking a Kindergarten

This crucial grade is the foundation of elementary learning. Here are some tips and insights for picking your child's school and why it's so important.

How To Understand School Ratings

Whether you're searching for a new school for your child or want to see how their current school measures up, check out these school rating systems.

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.

Finding a School Best-Suited for Your Child

A letter from Kristen McDonald, the vice president of program and policy at the Skillman Foundation.

12 Detroit Schools Ranked in Top 100 in Report Card

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy listed two DPS schools and two DPS-authorized charters in the top 10. Plus, eight more city schools made the group's top 100.

Detroit Dad Dan Varner Leads Drive For Better Schools

Dan Varner, CEO of nonprofit Excellent Schools Detroit, combines his passion for Detroit, education and helping kids in his single-minded mission.

Excellent Schools Detroit's Scorecard Grades Detroit Schools

This nonprofit organization just released an unprecedented letter-grade evaluation of more than 200 city schools for 2013, grading them on a variety of factors.
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