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New Parent Survey Reveals Parents Across Michigan Overwhelmingly Pleased with 21st Century Education

New Parent Survey Reveals Parents Across Michigan Overwhelmingly Pleased with 21st Century Education

Connections Education's Michigan-based virtual and blended learning public schools receive high marks from parents
Extreme Cold Closes Brighton Schools for Second Day

Extreme Cold Closes Brighton Schools for Second Day

Brighton Schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 29 due to inclement weather.
Extreme Temperatures Close Brighton Schools on Tuesday

Extreme Temperatures Close Brighton Schools on Tuesday

Brighton Schools will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 28 due to inclement weather.
Fiani Elected New President of Brighton School Board

Fiani Elected New President of Brighton School Board

Nick Fiani was elected as President of the Brighton Area School Board on Monday night.
Extreme Cold Closes Brighton Schools for Third Day

Extreme Cold Closes Brighton Schools for Third Day

Brighton Area Schools will be closed Wednesday because of the severe weather in southeast Michigan.
Brighton Schools to Remain Closed Tuesday

Brighton Schools to Remain Closed Tuesday

Brighton Schools call another Snow Day for Jan. 7 after heavy snowfall hits Michigan.
Brighton Schools Closed for Snow Day

Brighton Schools Closed for Snow Day

Brighton Schools will be closed on Monday, Jan. 6 due to inclement weather.
Brighton Area Schools Closed Due to Road Conditions

Brighton Area Schools Closed Due to Road Conditions

Brighton Schools are closed on Friday, Dec. 20.
When It’s 4:20, Teens Prefer Real – Not Synthetic – Marijuana, Michigan Study Shows

When It’s 4:20, Teens Prefer Real – Not Synthetic – Marijuana, Michigan Study Shows

Referring to pot as a “benign substance that has no ill effects” in medical marijuana and legalization campaigns is “a great disservice to young people,” drug czar says.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Michigan College Students Have 10th Highest Average Debt

Michigan College Students Have 10th Highest Average Debt

More than 60 percent of last year's graduates have an average debt of more than $28,000.
Brighton Schools Close Monday Due to Power Outages

Brighton Schools Close Monday Due to Power Outages

All Brighton Area Schools are closed, Monday, Nov. 18 due to power outages.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Vote for Brighton Student's Logo Submission

Vote for Brighton Student's Logo Submission

A logo submission from Ross Zalewski of Brighton High School is in the running to be selected as the Graff 100th Anniversary Logo.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Brighton Schools Host Technology and Education Event

Brighton Schools Host Technology and Education Event

The two-day Michigan Google in Education conference is being held at Brighton High School.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.