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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 Hartland Schools for Second Day

Extreme Cold Closes Hartland Schools for Second Day

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

Extreme Temperatures Close Hartland Schools on Tuesday

Hartland Schools will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 28 due to inclement weather.
Hartland Schools Stay Open Monday Despite 'Challenging' Conditions

Hartland Schools Stay Open Monday Despite 'Challenging' Conditions

"Obviously it is always a difficult call, and regardless of the decision, there are those who disagree. Ultimately, it is always parents who make the final call regarding their family’s ci
Longtime Hartland Instructor Loves to Play With Kids of All Ages

Longtime Hartland Instructor Loves to Play With Kids of All Ages

Jan Doke, who has been with Hartland Community Education for 24 years, is Hartland Schools "Person of the Month" for January, 2014.
How Many Snow Days Do Hartland Schools Get?

How Many Snow Days Do Hartland Schools Get?

The Hartland Consolidated School District starts 2014 with three consecutive snow days.
Extreme Cold Closes Hartland Schools for Third Day

Extreme Cold Closes Hartland Schools for Third Day

Hartland Schools will be closed Wednesday due to severe weather and poor road conditions.
Hartland Schools to Remain Closed Tuesday

Hartland Schools to Remain Closed Tuesday

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

Hartland Schools Closed for Snow Day

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

Hartland Schools Closed Due to Road Conditions

Hartland Consolidated 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.
Hartland Schools Person of the Month Believes 'It Takes a Village to Raise a Child'

Hartland Schools Person of the Month Believes 'It Takes a Village to Raise a Child'

Hartland Schools Person of the Month for December is Nicole Schingeck.
'Suspicious Man' Arrested After Hartland Schools Lock Down

'Suspicious Man' Arrested After Hartland Schools Lock Down

All Hartland Schools are in "secure mode" due to "suspicious man" in high school parking lot.
Creekside Food Drive Helps Teach Valuable Lesson While Helping Others

Creekside Food Drive Helps Teach Valuable Lesson While Helping Others

Students at the Hartland elementary school collected more than 900 pounds of food to donate to Gleaners this month.

Hartland Students 'Spread the Nice' With Holiday Food Drive

Students from Creekside Elementary in Hartland participated in the school's annual holiday food drive benefitting Gleaners Food Bank.
Two Hartland Schools Close Monday Due to Power Outages

Two Hartland Schools Close Monday Due to Power Outages

Lakes Elementary and Farms Intermediate are closed Monday, Nov. 18 for 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.
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.