February 28, 2019

Black History Month honors the contributions of African Americans to U.S. history. Did you know that Madam C.J. Walker was America’s first woman to become a self-made millionaire, or that George Washington Carver was able to derive nearly 300 products from the peanut?...

February 27, 2019

Whether it was observing the sway of leaves and branches due to the wind or mixing paint to create new colors, my two sons were deeply curious about the world around them, particularly when they were young. At age 4, I recall my son Julian asking, “When we drive throug...

February 26, 2019

The Macomb Cable Network (MCN) is a shared service of the City of Mount Clemens and the Mount Clemens Community Schools. Cable Television was first offered in Mount Clemens in the late 1980’s. The community was faced with the issue of possibly having to create multiple...

February 25, 2019

Every child has the right to a quality education.

February 24, 2019

In December, Dane Best, a 9-year-old boy in a small Colorado town, convinced local legislators to overturn a century-old law banning snowball fights. He and his classmates wrote letters, and he presented his arguments at the town board meeting. Dane engaged in civic ac...

February 23, 2019

What expertise is needed to run a district food service program? What difficulties come with implementing new nutrition standards in our schools? Check out MASB's MI Soundboard podcast to discover the necessary ingredients for a successful school food program.

February 22, 2019

All K-8th grade students at Holland Public Schools have a STEM class. This starts in Kindergarten and goes through 8th grade. STEM focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in a hands-on integrated way.

February 21, 2019

It was in 1964 when the author James Baldwin reflected on the shortcomings of his education. “When I was going to school,” he said, “I began to be bugged by the teaching of American history because it seemed that that history had been taught without cognizance of my pr...

February 20, 2019

The question came as it usually does—with an eye roll and a smirk. I was in the middle of explaining the directions for an intricate project with one of my sections of English 10. A student’s hand shot up as his words were already coming out: “Ms. Tempus, when am I eve...