Education

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When to Start Kindergarten: The Pros and Cons of Early and Late Entry

What's the right time for your young child to start school? Metro Detroit early childhood experts weigh in on when to start kindergarten.

First Day of School Photo Gallery for Southeast Michigan Kids

No matter what school looks like in 2020-21, we all want success for our kids! Metro Parent and WCCCD are teaming up to celebrate kids with our back-to-school photo gallery.
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A Parent’s Guide to School Online

Keeping your child home this fall? Prepare for the school year and help your child get the most out of digital learning with this guide to online school.

Making New Friends Boosts Kindergarten Confidence

For young girls, a kindergarten readiness program builds classroom know-how. Learn how Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan helps boost that confidence.
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Students Unwrap Their Gifts at Roseville High School

Rigorous college preparatory and career-forward programming help all Roseville High School students discover their individual aptitudes.
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Health Care for Kids With Special Needs in Macomb County

Special needs families have many interactions with health care and insurance agencies. The Macomb County health department helps them navigate the system.
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A Teacher’s Perspective on Going Back-to-School During the Pandemic

A local teacher who works with preschoolers from low income families shares her thoughts on reopening our schools during the coronavirus pandemic.
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What Macomb Community College Enrollment Looks Like in 2020

The director of admissions and outreach at Macomb Community College talks about enrollment and what the college is doing to keep students safe this year.
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Gov. Whitmer Announces Return-to-School Roadmap for 2020

On June 30, Gov. Whitmer unveiled a 63-page report outlining the safety protocols for back-to-school in 2020. Here's a breakdown of the Return-to-School Roadmap.
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Tips to Get Kids Reading This Summer

Not all kids love reading but you can help them build a passion for books with these five tips to get kids reading this summer.

West Bloomfield Schools is a Leader in Cloud Learning

The district has focused on delivering new instruction to students and keeping connected — even as in-person learning shifted to virtual learning when the coronavirus spread through Michigan.
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Helping Students Transition to Middle and High School

At Roseville Community Schools, ensuring students have successful transitions between buildings is top of mind. Here's how they make the experience smooth.