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Parents, teachers speak against proposed special education changes in Michigan

At a public hearing in Detroit, parents and educators expressed anger, dismay and confusion Monday about proposed changes to how special education students are taught in Michigan. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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‘Carrie’ not music to parents’ ears at North Farmington

Buckets of blood? Mass murder at the prom? North Farmington High School’s plans to stage the horror classic ‘Carrie, The Musical’ in May has some parents seeing red. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit schools close, parents upset

Parents with kids in the Detroit Public School District are voicing concerns.  They say first it was snow, then it was cold, and now power outages are costing their kids their education. Five schools in Detroit had to close on Thursday to to power problems. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Eased college-aid form still tests teens, parents

Ngoctram Tran stuffed into a plastic bag the things she hoped would unlock thousands of dollars toward her daughter’s college education: her driver’s license, Social Security cards, bank statements and W-2s. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Students become salmon ‘parents’

— Talk about hatching a science lesson. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Parents of Renisha McBride want daughter’s killer to spend life in prison

The parents of Renisha McBride said Friday that they hope the man who killed their daughter spends the rest of his life in jail. Full News here – Detroit News

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More lax school lice policies can bug parents

— Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Parents’ anguish turns into mission

In November 2012, Gail Haffey made one of the most difficult phone calls of her life. It was also one of the most rewarding. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Parents’ anguish turns into mission

In November 2012, Gail Haffey made one of the most difficult phone calls of her life. It was also one of the most rewarding. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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More parents opting kids out of standardized tests

Delaware Township, N.J. —Delaware Township, N.J. — While his eighth-grade classmates took state standardized tests this spring, Tucker Richardson woke up late and played basketball in his Delaware Township driveway. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit schools plan evening, weekend programs for students, parents

Detroit — Twenty-one Detroit Public Schools sites will serve as neighborhood hubs this fall, housing programs and partnerships that provide a system of services to students and parents after school and on weekends, officials announced Thursday. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Parents, students protest DPS EM

In the wind and rain, parents and students marched outside of the Fisher Building where the office of the Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager is based. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Parents encouraged to talk to teens about abusing prescription drugs

More parents need to talk with their teens about the dangers of abusing Ritalin, Adderall and … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Parents react to Detroit school closing

Ladonna Moore was saddened to learn Oakman Elementary Orthopedic  School would be consolidating with two different schools. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Parents outraged that Mass. kids were denied lunch

Attleboro, Mass. — As many as 25 students at a Massachusetts school were denied lunch this week — with at least some forced to dump their food in the garbage — because they couldn’t pay, school officials and parents said. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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