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Too Much Homework Could Cause Negative Emotional Impact

Over three hours of it can stress kids out, trigger health issues and throw off life balance, a study notes. And it's hitting home, says a local teacher.

Being Gay in High School Today

Gay teens are one of the most targeted groups for bullying, with suicide rates higher than any other youth group. But local students hope it can get better.

The ‘Swiping’ Dare and Other Inappropriate Touching: What Parents Should Know

Inappropriate school dares led to suspensions for two Michigan students and has school administrators concerned. Here's what parents should know.

Making the Most of the Middle School Years

5 tips from the experts at The Roeper School on how to help your child navigate the pitfalls and embrace the opportunities of this transitional time in their education and development.

What to Do When Your Child is Failing School: Tips and...

School is tough for many kids, but what do you do when tough becomes too much? Local teachers offer tips on how to help your child succeed in high school.

Gifted Students: The Best Approach to Educating Einstein

Keeping super-smart children engaged, motivated and accepted can be an incredible challenge. Learn how to help your gifted student.

Banned Books: Why it Happens and How it Affects Kids

In honor of Banned Books Week, a local librarian discusses why books get challenged and the consequences that come along with banning them.

Gifted Students: The Best Approach to Educating Einstein

Keeping super-smart children engaged, motivated and accepted can be an incredible challenge. Learn how to help your gifted student.

The Importance of Physical Education for Kids

The importance of physical education is undebatable. Gym class offers team building skills, opportunities for exercise and a break from the day, so why is it being dialed down?

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School — The...

Tips and advice on how to help your child succeed in school, offered by a veteran teacher and law expert from southeast Michigan.

Cyber-Bullying Increasing in Middle and High Schools, Study Says

A recent study found that cyber-bullying is on the rise at middle and high schools. Find out what it is, the harm is causes and how you can help.

Why Art Matters

Four successful local professionals who don't have 'art jobs' share why art is relevant in their careers – and why it matters for our kids.

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