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Belle Isle Nature Zoo Lets Kids Explore Nature in Detroit

09/08/14

Belle Isle Nature Zoo Lets Kids Explore Nature in Detroit

This urban island is a natural escape for families that brings kids and parents up-close with Michigan's native animals and habitats for some real-life science.

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Learning the Special Needs Education System

09/08/14

Learning the Special Needs Education System

Find out why it may seem tough to navigate – and what can parents do to figure it all out, thanks to information from local experts

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Linked Learning Detroit CEO Connects Kids and Careers

09/08/14

Linked Learning Detroit CEO Connects Kids and Careers

Tanya Heidelberg-Yopp hopes to bring businesses into the classroom for a revolutionary approach to education – one that teaches kids important skills and prepares them for the workforce.

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Special Needs Resources for Families

09/08/14

Special Needs Resources for Families

Check out the following organizations for workshops, services, additional special education information and more.

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Road Map to Special Needs Education

09/08/14

Road Map to Special Needs Education

From identifying a disability to setting up your student's Individualized Education Program, here are five steps to get you started.

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Environmental Interpretive Center Brings Nature to Life

09/08/14

Environmental Interpretive Center Brings Nature to Life

The University of Michigan-Dearborn offers kids a place to learn about the outdoors, from mushrooms and gardens to the natural wonders of the Rouge River.

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A Summer of Growth for Excellent Schools Detroit

09/08/14

A Summer of Growth for Excellent Schools Detroit

The organization's CEO discusses the next issue of Education Detroit, which features the Early Leaner Scorecard, profiles of a few locals doing big things for education in the city and much more.

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Shawn Blanchard, Detroit's Director of Youth Services

09/08/14

Shawn Blanchard, Detroit's Director of Youth Services

He knows it's like to have the odds against you from the start. Born with drugs in his system with absent parents, he was lucky to have his grandmother, his 'rock.' Now, he's working to give kids just like him more chances to succeed.

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Boating and Outdoor Festival at Lake St. Clair Metropark

09/08/14

Boating and Outdoor Festival at Lake St. Clair Metropark

Returning for its fifth year, this Harrison Township event runs Sept. 11-14, 2014. Visit for fishing, entertainment, bouncy houses and, of course, boats!

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Science Advice, Activities, Books and More for Toddlers

09/08/14

Science Advice, Activities, Books and More for Toddlers

Spark your preschool child's natural love of science with some fun age-appropriate activities, fantastic books and even a recipe for elephant toothpaste!

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