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Letting Children Dress Themselves: Tips and Advice

As kids get older, they start to assert their independence by what they wear, from mismatched outfits to super hero capes. Which wardrobe wars are worth it?

10 First Day of School Books for Preschoolers

These books about preschool and starting class are perfect for toddlers who will be beginning preschool this fall.

6 Tips for Choosing a Kindergarten

Kindergarten is an important education milestone. Find out how to choose kindergarten classrooms that are the best fit for your children.

Tips for Picking the Perfect Preschool

Local experts agree: quality early childhood education is key. These three easy steps will assist you with choosing the right preschool.

Creative Activities to Spark Art Interest in Preschool Age Kids

Early learners are natural Picassos! Three Detroit educators who work with ages 0-5 offer ways to introduce dance, songs, stories, theater and visual arts.

Sparking Library Love in Your Child

Want your child to have a love for books? Here are four ways you can bring up a bibliophile.

Sesame Street Has Improved School Readiness for Generations

Big Bird and his sunny-day pals successfully helped prep their first generation of TV viewers for school, a new study says.

5 Top Preschools in Detroit

Excellent Schools Detroit's picks for strong Detroit schools for early learning.

Tips for Detroit Parents on Picking a Kindergarten

This crucial grade is the foundation of elementary learning. Here are some tips and insights for picking your child's school and why it's so important.

Assistant Teacher Ronald Jenkins Aims Be Role Model for Preschool Students

Preschool education wasn't in his plan, but the 24-year-old Detroiter has found his calling as assistant teacher at Little Scholars Child Development Center.

Director of Detroit Preschool Nurtures the Next Generation

From her unassuming house in the Brightmoor neighborhood, Zina Davis is running one of the best preschools in the city. There, kids are getting a five-star early childhood education - complete with lessons in self-love and meditation.

Hands-On Play Gives Preschoolers an Early Education Grasp

Fun and games that let kids ages 0-5 explore their natural world are a great foundation for school. Nurture it with snow, exercise, projects, books and tech.
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12 Categories of High School Cliques, Identified

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