School Issues

Teachers in Hospitals Keep Kids on Track with School

For kids with chronic illnesses, keeping up with school while receiving treatment can be hard. Hospital teachers can step in and have a huge impact.

Old-Fashioned Education

Ten reasons why we had it better than our kids in school – including less homework, kick-butt recess and more.

13 Tips to Help Elementary School Students Combat Procrastination

Need a prescription for procrastination? Here's how to get your slowpoke scholar on the track to improved productivity.

Helping High Schoolers Combat Boredom and Stress

Many teens say they feel sluggish and stressed in class. Learn how to help them manage these negative feelings.

Math Anxiety in Young Kids

How parents' own math anxiety hurts with homework – and what to do.

Local School News: Blue Ribbons, Career Experience, Exercise Ball Chairs

Three cool stories involving southeast Michigan schools, from a fun new classroom practice, awesome accolades and a career opportunity for high schoolers.

New SAT in Michigan: What Kids Can Expect

The state of Michigan now administers the new SAT as part of its testing for high school juniors. Study up on what changes teens need to be prepared for.

Snippets on Four New Education Studies

Read up on recent education-related facts, finds and figures by some pretty smart people.

Grassroots Government: School Boards

Just what is the role of a school board member, and how much power do they yield on the educational scene?

Cool Back-to-School Supplies for Kids

From backpacks to a phone-propping pencil case to locker wallpaper, check out this year's must-have school supplies for kids of all ages.

The Toned-Down Classroom

A new study says busy graphics and multiple colors common in kindergarten classrooms are a distraction. What is the ideal environment for young kids to learn?

Strengthening the Parent-Teacher Bond

Four keys to improve your communication with your kid's educator and boost your child's ability to learn.