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Student Claims U-M Failed to Protect Him Against Rape Threats

Student Claims U-M Failed to Protect Him Against Rape Threats

University already under Civil Rights Office microscope for handling of rape allegations against former football player Brendan Gibbons.
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
School Closings: Wind Chill Cancels Classes Around Macomb

School Closings: Wind Chill Cancels Classes Around Macomb

Area districts call off Friday classes.
Macomb Students Earn Collegiate Honors

Macomb Students Earn Collegiate Honors

Check out these Macomb students' accomplishments.
Wednesday Classes Canceled Throughout Macomb Area

Wednesday Classes Canceled Throughout Macomb Area

Sub-zero temps, hazardous road conditions prompt third straight snow day around Macomb.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Area Educator Thomas W. Wrege Honored as one of Nation’s Best K-8 Principals

Area Educator Thomas W. Wrege Honored as one of Nation’s Best K-8 Principals

The principal of Trinity Lutheran School in Utica was honored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Charter School for the Arts Offers Open House for Prospective Students

Charter School for the Arts Offers Open House for Prospective Students

Arts Academy in the Woods blends arts and academics.