Is your child having too easy a time with school? Challenge them with these 11 ideas including board games, community service and writing during their free time.
Discover three things every private, public and charter school should know to reach southeast Michigan families in Metro Parent’s free School Marketing Toolkit
A local father launched a project that now supports the entire Walled Lake school district. Learn how Invisible Dad works, and how you can do it, too.
Metro Parent's editor-in-chief discusses why school dances still matter for kids, despite how parents might feel about them.
Learn the impact of academic pressure and how it affects kids, why grades aren't everything and how parents should address their child's academic performance.
This 10-year-old metro Detroit kid shares her love of reading with other kids in Michigan and around the world with her book blog, Elena Reads.
Academic advisor, friendship mediator, career counselor, confidante – school guidance counselors wear many hats.
The top things you should know to prepare yourself and your child for the often-tumultuous transition from elementary to middle school.
What are the most important qualities in a good teacher? There's a lot that goes into the answer – but five traits seem to bubble up, according to our local sources. Find out if your child's teacher makes the cut!