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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
Cheating Pact: Entire Class Scores 100 Percent on Exam

Cheating Pact: Entire Class Scores 100 Percent on Exam

One student admitted to snapping a picture of an exam answer key, then circulating it in a text message to other students.
Wyandotte's Roosevelt High Holds Prom

Wyandotte's Roosevelt High Holds Prom

See photos of local students in the gallery.
Wyandotte School Briefly Evacuated Friday Morning

Wyandotte School Briefly Evacuated Friday Morning

The medical condition of four students, including one who was taken to an area hospital after an accident at Roosevelt High School, was assessed Friday morning.
Wyandotte Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Wyandotte Public Schools Closed Wednesday

All Wyandotte Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 29. A wind chill advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Wyandotte Public Schools Closed Tuesday

Wyandotte Public Schools Closed Tuesday

A wind chill warning means a combination of very cold air and strong winds will create dangerously low wind chill values.
Wyandotte Public Schools Receive $4K Donation from BASF

Wyandotte Public Schools Receive $4K Donation from BASF

The donation will enhance science education programs to help students gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the role that science plays in their everyday lives.
Update: Wyandotte Public Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Wind Chill

Update: Wyandotte Public Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Wind Chill

Wyandotte Public Schools will be closed Wednesday due to the snowstorm that has left behind a record-breaking deep freeze in the United States.
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.
Updated: Washington Student Reports Abduction Attempt in Wyandotte

Updated: Washington Student Reports Abduction Attempt in Wyandotte

On Tuesday afternoon, a Washington School student reported that two males in a black four-door Jeep parked near 14th and Superior tried to call her over to the car, stating that her parent h
Wyandotte Board of Education Seeks Input on New Superintendent

Wyandotte Board of Education Seeks Input on New Superintendent

A community forum will be held Jan. 14 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Roosevelt High School.
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.
Student Taints Salad Bar With Staples at Wilson Middle School

Student Taints Salad Bar With Staples at Wilson Middle School

In an email to parents, Jason Krajewski, the school principal, said that two students had bit into a staple and six others reported having one in their salad.
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.
Wyandotte School Superintendent Carla Harting to Retire

Wyandotte School Superintendent Carla Harting to Retire

Her retirement date is set for June 30, 2014, pending approval of the Wyandotte Board of Education at its meeting Tuesday night.
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.