November 30, 2018

It's a message worth repeating — hand washing is by far the best way to keep kids from getting sick and prevent the spread of germs. When kids come into contact with germs, they can become infected just by touching their eyes, nose, or mouth. And once they're i...

November 29, 2018

The people who are closest to a thing are often the most wary of it. Technologists know how phones really work, and many have decided they don’t want their own children anywhere near them. A wariness that has been slowly brewing is turning into a regionwide consensus:...

November 28, 2018

Encourage your child to participate in activities where she can meet children her same age with different abilities. When looking for activities, consider your child’s interests. The local school, library, and recreation or community centers are good places to check ou...

November 27, 2018

At Benton Harbor Area Schools, students can apply to attend one of the district's various academies offering a variety of unique learning environments, such as the International Academy and the STEAM Academy.

In every life, there is a life-changing moment of discovery....

November 26, 2018

Michigan has one of the largest populations of homeless students in the U.S. Due to the daily challenges they face, these students have a greater risk of not meeting grade-level standards and dropping out of school.

November 25, 2018

When children scrape their knees, they know it’s an injury that needs to be treated. But when they suffer from something mentally, they might not know it’s just as important to have their minds cared for too. Maintaining good mental health should be considered a lesson...

November 24, 2018

Learning doesn’t have to start—or stop—when the school bell rings. In fact, what happens at home can boost your student’s academic skills and spark a quest for knowledge that will last a lifetime. Check out these easy, fuss- and pain-free ideas to create a home setting...

November 23, 2018

Beecher Community School District is taking a proactive step to end bullying. The district has set up a hotline available 24/7, to report any suspected instances of bullying. Bullying, hazing, and harassment are everyday occurrences in the lives of thousands of student...

November 22, 2018

On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday honoring the early settlers and their harvest feast known as the first Thanksgiving.