School Issues

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.

Questions for a School

Private? Charter? School of Choice? Narrow down the choices for your child.

10 Ways to Get Involved

Plenty of parents' attendance records could use a boost. Try these manageable suggestions on for size.

Too Much Lunch?

Are you serving up excess eats? For some kids, it's best to have several smaller meals than one big lunch.

Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally

Even a straight-A student will appreciate these mnemonic devices, designed to help remember facts and processes.
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Hot for Teacher: When Kids Get a Crush on Their Teachers

It's normal for a teenager to develop an innocent crush on a teacher. But how do you make sure the affection doesn't go too far?