School Issues

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.

Should School Start Before Labor Day?

With a record number of Michigan schools starting before the holiday weekend, many families are adjusting to a shortened summer break and wondering 'should school start before Labor Day?'

Back-to-School Shopping In Store vs. Online

A metro Detroit mom struggles with whether to do back-to-school shopping in-store or online. Here's why she opted to take her kids to shop for their own supplies.

Tips for Kids Sharing a Locker at School

If your child is sharing a locker with a locker partner this school year, here are some ways to help the two of them navigate this small space with great results.

Back-to-School Event Ideas for Kids, Friends and Parents

Prepping the kids for a fresh year doesn't have to be a chore. Try our back-to-school event ideas for tips on building excitement, and avoiding groans, in the fall.

2019 Best School Districts in Michigan According to Niche

The data-crunching website has released its list that ranks the best school districts in Michigan for the 2019 school year. Did your community make the cut?

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 what to do when your child is failing school.

Best High Schools in Michigan? US News & World Report Weighs...

The International Academy of Macomb ranks No. 7 in the nation, the magazine says; learn how the schools were scored and which ones were dubbed the best high schools in Michigan.

Teacher Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Forget trite gift baskets and cookie tins. Break the mold with these heartfelt gift ideas for that special teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Senioritis Symptoms and Cures for High School Seniors

If your kid is near the end of high school, be aware of senioritis. It's more real than you think. Find out what the senioritis symptoms are and how you can help.

Michigan’s New School Rating System Releases Results

The Michigan Department of Education rolled out a new system that grades based on overall student performance. Where did your child's school fall?
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