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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.
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A Parent’s Guide to School Online

Keeping your child home this fall? Prepare for the school year and help your child get the most out of digital learning with this guide to online school.

Making New Friends Boosts Kindergarten Confidence

For young girls, a kindergarten readiness program builds classroom know-how. Learn how Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan helps boost that confidence.
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A Teacher’s Perspective on Going Back-to-School During the Pandemic

A local teacher who works with preschoolers from low income families shares her thoughts on reopening our schools during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Gov. Whitmer Announces Return-to-School Roadmap for 2020

On June 30, Gov. Whitmer unveiled a 63-page report outlining the safety protocols for back-to-school in 2020. Here's a breakdown of the Return-to-School Roadmap.
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Tips to Get Kids Reading This Summer

Not all kids love reading but you can help them build a passion for books with these five tips to get kids reading this summer.
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Helping Students Transition to Middle and High School

At Roseville Community Schools, ensuring students have successful transitions between buildings is top of mind. Here's how they make the experience smooth.