Education

Kellogg Foundation Program Officer Sharnita Johnson

Thanks to the Kellogg Foundation's new Detroit-based office, she's able to see her efforts pay off in the city she calls home.

Mona Lisa Kelly Guides Students to Success

She works with children as a guidance counselor at Burton International Academy and was an integral part of the school's collaboration with Wayne State University.

Tips for Detroit Parents on Picking a Kindergarten

This crucial grade is the foundation of elementary learning. Here are some tips and insights for picking your child's school and why it's so important.

Q&A with La June Montgomery Tabron

The President and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation shares how her Detroit schools education set her up for success and offers advice on helping the next generation of Detroit students.

Ideas for Inspiring Kids to Read

With all their free time during the summer, it's the perfect time for your children to read. Here are some ways to spark their interest in books.

A Home Away From Home at Montcalm School

After visiting Starr Commonwealth's Montcalm School, Clark family of Seattle knew it was the right fit, and so did their son, Jonathan.

National College Decision Day for Detroit High Schoolers

Seniors announce their college choices on May 1, 2014. In Detroit, DESPA Early College of Excellence held an assembly for students to declare their decisions.

Excellent Schools Detroit Teams Up With GreatSchools for Local Website

The local nonprofit and national website have joined forces to create GreatSchoolsDetroit.org for easily accessible school ratings.

Kyle Smitley, Founder of Detroit Achievement Academy

Before founding this charter school, Smitley was operating a multimillion-dollar clothing company. But she wasn't feeling fulfilled. So she moved to Detroit to help kids get a better education.

Helping Your Child Adjust to Changes at School

Kids' classrooms are always changing, especially if they're new students. Learn how schools and parents can help kids adjust.

How To Understand School Ratings

Whether you're searching for a new school for your child or want to see how their current school measures up, check out these school rating systems.

Ralph Bland Sets a New Standard for Education in Detroit

As CEO of New Paradigm for Education, with an extensive background, Bland is helping to change children's lives through rigorous academics and student support.