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Army Officer Given Odd Reason for Being Kicked Out of Daughter's School

Army Officer Given Odd Reason for Being Kicked Out of Daughter's School

School superintendent says disciplinary action will be taken against private security company if investigation warrants it.
Rochester Adams Makes Newsweek's 2014 List of America's Top High Schools

Rochester Adams Makes Newsweek's 2014 List of America's Top High Schools

School using International Baccalaureate curriculum highest-ranked Michigan school on list. Several other area schools also got a mention.
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.
Oakland Community College, Schools Sign Pact to Meet Workforce Demands

Oakland Community College, Schools Sign Pact to Meet Workforce Demands

An agreement between Oakland Community College and Oakland Schools streamlines a “clunky system.”
Gifted Education Questionnaire: MI State Representative District #45 - Joanna VanRaaphorst (D)

Gifted Education Questionnaire: MI State Representative District #45 - Joanna VanRaaphorst (D)

Rochester SAGE sent candidates a questionnaire on gifted education
Gifted Education Questionnaire: MI State Representative District #45 - Michael Webber (R)

Gifted Education Questionnaire: MI State Representative District #45 - Michael Webber (R)

Rochester SAGE sent candidates a questionnaire on gifted education
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
Guess Who’s Enrolled at U-M? (If You Said ‘Material Girl,’ You’re Close)

Guess Who’s Enrolled at U-M? (If You Said ‘Material Girl,’ You’re Close)

Lourdes Ciccone Leon is attending the University of Michigan this summer, and her superstar mom posted from the Ann Arbor campus on Instagram.
Boy Who’s Been There Offers a Prescription for Loneliness

Boy Who’s Been There Offers a Prescription for Loneliness

When Aden Sturgeon jumped on the Buddy Bench bandwagon, the whole school came along for the ride.
Rochester Students Participate in Mock Congress in Nation's Capital

Rochester Students Participate in Mock Congress in Nation's Capital

Rochester High School history and government students learned more about how the governing process works during a recent trip to Washington, DC.
Picture This: Finally a Big Sister, Rochester Second Grader Wins National Prize

Picture This: Finally a Big Sister, Rochester Second Grader Wins National Prize

A second grader at Musson Elementary School student was honored in the National PTA Reflections program, which encourages students to explore their artistic abilities.
Kids Offer Their 1-Cents Worth to Give Vet with PTSD New Service Dog

Kids Offer Their 1-Cents Worth to Give Vet with PTSD New Service Dog

After an area Marine and combat veteran lost his service dog, Liberty, to cancer, Rochester Hills elementary students vowed to help him with their spare change and a schoolwide effort. Last
‘Speechless’ Michigan Parent Says Some Kids Are Losers: Patch Poll

‘Speechless’ Michigan Parent Says Some Kids Are Losers: Patch Poll

A Rochester parent says a flyer asking that the “urge to win” be sidelined at an all-school field day sends the wrong message to kids. “The kids that win and get awards drive those tha
Threat of Extreme Winter Weather Closes Area Schools

Threat of Extreme Winter Weather Closes Area Schools

Rochester Community Schools, Oakland University, Rochester College, Avondale School District among those canceling classes Tuesday.
Rochester Team Wins Future City Competition in Novi

Rochester Team Wins Future City Competition in Novi

St. John Lutheran students take home their fourth straight title and a slew of special awards.
School Closings: Wind Chill Cancels Classes in Rochester

School Closings: Wind Chill Cancels Classes in Rochester

Rochester Community Schools, Avondale District cancel classes. Check here for the latest closings.
Rochester-Area Students Earn Collegiate Honors

Rochester-Area Students Earn Collegiate Honors

Several students earn Dean's List honors at schools around the U.S.