Education

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Tips to Organizing Before Back-to-School

Take some of the stress out of the school year by organizing before heading back-to-school. These seven tips can help you get there.
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Oakland County Sends Schools $28 Million for COVID Expenses

Thanks to the CARES Act, schools in Oakland County will receive $28 million to help with some of the extra expenses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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How to Manage Virtual Learning in Macomb County

The 2020 school year is officially here and it looks a lot different than years past. Here are some tips on how Macomb County families can manage virtual learning.
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The Ultimate Classic Kids Book Bracket

Join our Classic Kids Book Bracket and help us determine, once and for all, which beloved classic kids book reigns supreme.
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DPSCD is Prepared to Welcome Back its 51,000 Students and Teachers

Families have options and choices for students to return to learning this fall, both online and in the classroom.
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Walled Lake Teacher Wins 2020 Educator of the Year

Megan Sidge, an elementary school teacher that works with students with autism at Walled Lake Consolidated Schools has been named the 2020 educator of the year.
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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.
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Education Town Hall Offers Expert Panels on School Success in 2020

Watch a town hall with WDET, ChalkBeat and Metro Parent to get expert advice on helping your kids manage the unprecedented 2020 school year.
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How to Homeschool in Michigan

Thinking about homeschooling your kids in metro Detroit? Find out how to homeschool in Michigan and the state's homeschooling requirements.
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2020 Best School Districts in Michigan According to Niche

The data-crunching website has released its list that ranks the best school districts in Michigan for the 2020 school year. Did your community make the cut?
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Registering Your Child for Kindergarten in 2020

Get everything you need to know about enrolling your child in a Macomb County kindergarten. Plus, links to local schools' back-to-school plans in 2020.
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Things to Add to Your Back-to-School Shopping List in 2020

If you're choosing in-person classes for your child this year, make sure you send them back prepared with these must-have items for back-to-school 2020.