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6 Unique Ways to Volunteer at Your Child’s School

Looking for ways to volunteer at your child's school? Detroit parents go beyond the PTA meetings with alternative ways to give back and get involved.

Charter Schools in Oakland County

Doing research on school options in your area? This roundup will help you find Oakland County charter schools for your child – including Pontiac and Southfield 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.

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

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

Too Involved? School Calls Out Volunteering Mom for Asking Questions

A parent at a school in Virginia was sent a harsh letter after asking a few too many questions of teachers and staff while she volunteered.

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.

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.

Cesar Chavez Academy Graduate Shares Tips for Success in School

It wasn't easy being an all-star student in Detroit, but Elizabeth Morales persevered thanks to grit, dedicated parents and a community of supporters. Now, the University of Michigan senior is offering advice for students to follow in her successful steps.

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.

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.

School Volunteer Cheat Sheet

Interested in jumping in the classroom but not sure how to start? This school volunteer cheat sheet has advice and tips to help parents.
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Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Freebies for Vaccinated People in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These spots offering free items or discounts to people who can prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New Earth. Wind. Weather. Exhibit

Detroit's science hub is set to teach kids the wonders of our planet's weather systems with its latest exhibit.