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The Educational Path to College

College readiness doesn't start in the teen years. See what knowledge your child picks up at each stage in life that prepares them for higher education.

Linda Rice, Thirkell Elementary School Art Teacher

Linda Rice teaches Detroit students art, but not in a typical way. Art gives her the opportunity to reinforce core skills the kids learn in their other classes while opening their minds to a world of color and imagination.

New Medical Clinic Bus, Clara, Ready to Help Detroit Kids

The Children's Health Project of Detroit launches a second mobile pediatric unit that will help families and schools with transportation, costs and treatment.

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.

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.

Organization Ranks Best And Worst K-8 Schools in Detroit Based on MEAP Scores

Excellent Schools Detroit released a list of the city's top 20 and bottom eight elementary and middle schools in an effort to help parents and students find quality education.
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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.

18 Educational YouTube Channels for Kids

YouTube isn’t all cat videos and ASMR, there’s plenty of educational YouTube Channels, too. Here are 18 of them that we recommend for your kids.

Horseback Riding Places for Kids in Metro Detroit

It doesn't matter if you're a horse expert or novice — these horseback riding places in metro Detroit and beyond have camps, lessons and more for all ages and experience levels.

10 Waterfalls in the Midwest to Visit with Kids

Treat the kids to a road trip to one of nature's most beautiful creations. Check out our list of must-see waterfalls in the Midwest to plan your trip.

Picture Perfect Flower Fields to Visit in Michigan

Flower fields make for the perfect socially-distant spot to snap an Insta-worthy family pic. Check out these local spots including sunflowers, lavender and more.