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Using Smartphones and Laptops in Class Lowers Exam Grades

College students lost ground when using smartphones and laptops in class, a study says. In Michigan, some educators think the impact is worse for younger kids.

School Security Checklist: Top Safety Measures at K-12 Schools

Is your child's school taking measures to ensure kids are safe? Our school security checklist reviews what some metro Detroit and Ann Arbor schools are doing.

17 Things Every Michigan Student Deserves (But Isn’t Getting)

Gary Abud, a metro Detroit author, education consultant and the 2013-14 Michigan Teacher of the Year, shares his dreams for Michigan students.

Education Expo Ed Talks: Advice, Inspiration and Discussion

Get schooled on Michigan education at the all-new Ed Talks, part of the Metro Parent Education Expo on Sept. 30, 2018. Here's what's on the Ed Talks agenda.

Why Art Matters for Kids, According to Metro Detroit Professionals

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

How to Improve Reading Skills in Students of All Ages

More than half of Michigan kids in grades 3-8 are flunking English language arts on the M-STEP exam. As parents, learn how to improve reading skills in students.

The Importance of Physical Education for Kids

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

Banned Books: Why it Happens and How it Affects Kids

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

With Watch DOGS School Program, Metro Detroit Dads Make an Impact

Fathers who want to get more involved and volunteer at their kids' schools have a variety of opportunities through the Watch DOGS school program.

Yuday App by Clinton Township Native Gives School Snaps of Kids

The Yuday app lets teachers take short videos and snapshots of the school day for parents to view up to five days later.

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

Learn key ways to help your child succeed in school and beyond, offered by a veteran metro Detroit teacher and law expert.

How to Prepare for Senior Year of High School

It should be a time to celebrate accomplishments – not stress over exams and college admissions. Our tips on how to prepare for senior year of high school can help.
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