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The Potential Emotional Negative Effects of Too Much Homework

Over three hours can stress kids out, trigger health issues and more, a study says. Here's a metro Detroit teacher's view on the negative effects of too much homework.

Expectations are Everything this School Year

Metro Parent's COO gets real about what this year's school year will be like and offers some resources to help parents get through.

Should More Local Schools Change Morning Start Times?

Research finds there are benefits of starting school later – and districts such as Novi Community School District are taking note.

Are Long-Term Substitute Teachers a Problem in Michigan?

A recent report by Bridge Magazine finds that the state's public schools used more than 2,500 long-term substitute teachers in 2018-19. Find out which districts used the most.

Fed Up With Fundraisers? Try These Creative School Fundraisers

Sick of school fundraisers? If you're tired of buying (and shilling) overpriced stuff to support your kids' schools, try these creative school fundraisers.

How to Prepare for Senior Year of High School

It should be a time to celebrate accomplishments – not stress over exams and college admissions. Our tips on how to prepare for senior year of high school can help.

Metro Parent Top Teacher Nominations 2014

You had wonderful things to say about so many southeast Michigan teachers. Take a look at who was nominated for our 2014 awards.
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Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

MetroParent.com is loaded with great info for parents. Here, we've listed the best of the best posted this week for you to thumb through at your convenience.

What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.