Education

How School Funding Works

Let's 'chase the money' to see where Michigan districts get their cash from - and how it's spent.

I Hate Homework

Just trying to help my girls get it done, some days, makes me want to run away join the foreign legion.

Curing Homework Headaches

Family Study Time could be your secret weapon in diffusing those kitchen-table battles with your kids.

Skipping a Grade

Should your child advance a grade? Here are a few insights to make the decision that's right for your family.

Starting a Diversity Program

Help your child's school celebrate culture with these handy tips and online resources.

Questions for a School

Private? Charter? School of Choice? Narrow down the choices for your child.

10 Ways to Get Involved

Plenty of parents' attendance records could use a boost. Try these manageable suggestions on for size.

Too Much Lunch?

Are you serving up excess eats? For some kids, it's best to have several smaller meals than one big lunch.

Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally

Even a straight-A student will appreciate these mnemonic devices, designed to help remember facts and processes.

Hot for Teacher

It's normal for a teenager to develop an innocent crush on a teacher. But how do you make sure the affection doesn't go too far?

Managing School Paper Overload: Helping Your Student

Graded school assignments, artwork, report cards and an array of other school documents pile up or get stashed. What should a parent do with it all?

TV as Teacher?

When used in a positive manner, television can be a great tool for teaching ideal behaviors and encouraging creativity.
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