Schools may have a tough time finding funding for supplies and programs, but two schools in northern Michigan are receiving some helpful grants – thanks to local youth.
Students at Wolverine Community Schools and Mackinaw City Public Schools can look forward to ipads, books and assemblies thanks to the actions of other students.
Members in the Youth Advisory Council, or YAC, chose how they wanted to help other youth in their communities. Read more
The Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance held a STEM conference Thursday to a sold out group at Central Michigan University.
STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering and Math. More than 700 people attended the conference. Read more
It’s Veterans’ Day – a day to appreciate and recognize those who have fought for our country – and state officials are using the occasion to inform veterans about benefits that are available to them.
Parents seeking to boost their children’s reading capabilities have a new website to turn to; It’s called Reading Brightstart.
The site gives parents information on how to teach their children to read, starting at birth. Read more
People who interact with children and young adults with special needs are being invited to a special conference on the campus of Central Michigan University this weekend.
The focus of the conference will be improving communication skills between parents and professionals to help young people with special needs, said Sarah Cassavaugh. She’s with the Michigan Alliance for Families, which is sponsoring the event. Read more
A Michigan school district has garnered national attention for being a leader in educational robotics.
The Grandville Robodawgs began designing, building and programming competitive robots as one high school robotics team in 1998. Read more
Ever wonder what it takes to get that gallon of milk or loaf of bread to your supermarket? Read more
Most students look forward to summer for three months off from school. Next year for students in the Baldwin School District however, summer will be cut short. Read more
A dozen Central Michigan University physical therapy students have ventured north to continue their studies,not at CMU, but at Michigan Tech in Houghton. Read more
With costs for education on the rise, a new bill has been introduced in the state legislature that aims to make school supplies more affordable. Read more