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Craft Roundup: Costume and Dress-up DIY Projects for Kids

03/18/14

Craft Roundup: Costume and Dress-up DIY Projects for Kids

Add a cape inspired by Disney's Frozen movie, a tie tac for kids, robot party hats and a spiffy milk carton house to your kids imagination arsenal.

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The Screen-Free Challenge: How to Cut Down on Screen Time

03/18/14

The Screen-Free Challenge: How to Cut Down on Screen Time

Whether it's on a computer, tablet or the television, kids today are getting way too much screen time. Here are six tips to cut back.

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Detroit Parent Network: Empowering Parents and Transforming Lives

03/18/14

Detroit Parent Network: Empowering Parents and Transforming Lives

Sharlonda Buckman is the CEO of the Detroit Parent Network. Here, she discusses her job, her inspiration and her enthusiasm for education.

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Detroit Parents Share Stories, Advice On Picking Schools

03/18/14

Detroit Parents Share Stories, Advice On Picking Schools

Thinking it's time to pick a new school for your child? These three moms did. Read their stories and what advice they have for other parents embarking on a search.

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Betti Wiggins, Executive Director, Office of Food Services at DPS

03/18/14

Betti Wiggins, Executive Director, Office of Food Services at DPS

Detroit Public Schools' 'head lunch lady' overhauls child nutrition one meal at a time for 55,000 students in the district.

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Great Accomplishments for Education in Detroit

03/18/14

Great Accomplishments for Education in Detroit

Dan Varner, Excellent Schools Detroit's CEO, talks about the third issue of Education Detroit, as well as the new GreatSchoolsDetroit.org.

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Assistant Teacher Ronald Jenkins Aims Be Role Model for Preschool Students

03/18/14

Assistant Teacher Ronald Jenkins Aims Be Role Model for Preschool Students

He didn't plan on going into early childhood education, but the 24-year-old Detroiter has found his calling as an assistant teacher at Little Scholars Child Development Center.

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How To Understand School Ratings

03/18/14

How To Understand School Ratings

If you're on the hunt for a new school for your child to attend, or you want to see how your kid's current school is performing, there are different rating systems parents can reference.

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Helping Your Child Adjust to Changes at School

03/18/14

Helping Your Child Adjust to Changes at School

Kids' classrooms are always changing, especially if they're new students. Learn how schools and parents can help kids adjust.

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Ralph Bland Sets a New Standard for Education in Detroit

03/18/14

Ralph Bland Sets a New Standard for Education in Detroit

As CEO of New Paradigm for Education – and with an extensive background in education – Bland is helping to change children's lives through rigorous academics and student support.

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