School Issues

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8 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Your Remote Learning Routine

This year's school year is more stressful than ever before. Keep your kids grounded with these 8 ways to bring mindfulness to your remote learning.
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10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School

Learn key ways to help your child succeed in school and beyond, offered by a veteran metro Detroit teacher and law expert.
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Tips to Organizing Before Back-to-School

Take some of the stress out of the school year by organizing before heading back-to-school. These seven tips can help you get there.
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Oakland County Sends Schools $28 Million for COVID Expenses

Thanks to the CARES Act, schools in Oakland County will receive $28 million to help with some of the extra expenses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Walled Lake Teacher Wins 2020 Educator of the Year

Megan Sidge, an elementary school teacher that works with students with autism at Walled Lake Consolidated Schools has been named the 2020 educator of the year.
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Expectations are Everything this School Year

Metro Parent's COO gets real about what this year's school year will be like and offers some resources to help parents get through.
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Education Town Hall Offers Expert Panels on School Success in 2020

Watch a town hall with WDET, ChalkBeat and Metro Parent to get expert advice on helping your kids manage the unprecedented 2020 school year.
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2020 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 2020 school year. Did your community make the cut?
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Things to Add to Your Back-to-School Shopping List in 2020

If you're choosing in-person classes for your child this year, make sure you send them back prepared with these must-have items for back-to-school 2020.
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The Ultimate Online School Supply List for Kids

Starting school online this year but not sure what your child will need to be successful? Check out handy online school supply list and don't miss a thing.

These Schools and School Districts Are Excelling at Innovation

Learn how Metro Parent's advertising partners can help your student achieve success through innovative teaching methods and unique learning environments.

An All-Star School Lineup

Why does it make sense to choose a school with a proven track record of success? Because your student's education is worth it.