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Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Teachers from Kids

Heartfelt gift ideas for that special teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Reading Rocks: Story Book Trails for Families

Story Trails around metro Detroit and Ann Arbor are a creative way to read a story with your kids. Here are some great options for you and your family.

How Gen Z Learns: It’s More Self-Paced and Collaborative Than Ever

They're roughly ages 5-24 — and their classrooms are very different from those of their millennial and Gen X parents. Find out more about how Gen. Z learns.

The Importance of a Positive Homework Space

Several southeast Michigan parents explain why having a positive homework space is so important for kids — and offer a few tips on creating one in your home.

What is School of Choice and How Does it Work in Michigan?

Have you heard this phrase before and wondered, 'What is school of choice?' Read this explainer on Michigan school of choice and how it works.

6 Unique Ways to Volunteer at Your Child’s School

Looking for ways to volunteer at your child's school? Detroit parents go beyond the PTA meetings with alternative ways to give back and get involved.

Creating Racial Justice in Early Mathematics

What is racial justice in early mathematics and why does it matter? Read on for insight.

How to Make a Difference in and Help Your School District

Advice for parents from the executive director of the Michigan Association of School Boards.

What to Do When Your Child is Failing School: High School Advice

School is tough for many kids, but what do you do when tough becomes too much?

Teacher from Hell: Tips for Dealing With Difficult Teachers

Wondering how you should be dealing with difficult teachers? Make nice with your child's not-so-nice teacher with these 16 tips.

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.

The Basics on Back-to-School Physicals

Henry Ford Health System's Dr. Hilda Ferrarer-Blair discusses the difference between annual exams and sports physicals.
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