School Issues

I Love My Kids' Teachers

Whenever I think I'm having a tough day with my little darlings, I just imagine what it must be like juggling 25 kids every week day!

Creating a Homework Environment

Here are eight simple ways to successfully help your kids manage assignments at home without the tears and struggles.

Boosting Interest in Social Studies

How can you nurture a budding historian? Here are a few ways to build on kids' curiosity for the subject.

I Love My Kids' After-school Activities

Watching her daughters dancing, doing gymnastics and ice skating has been an unexpected lesson for this local mom.

Stumped by Story Problems?

Try this four-step solution to help coach frustrated students through these tricky math problems.

Kid-Friendly Classic Books

Want to build a bookworm? Here are six books, for kids from babies to tweens, to make reading enjoyable.

Free School Lunch

Is your child eligible for federally funded free or a reduced-cost lunch? Find out with this information.

Perfectionism and Learning

Could fear of making mistakes be hurting your child's ability to learn? Discover the perils of perfectionism and how to help.

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.
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