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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Detroit Celebrates Summer Learning Day 2018

Student on summer learning material with Wellspring tutor

by: William Sexton | Jul. 19th, 2018 On July 12th, cities across the country, including Detroit, celebrated National Summer Learning Day, a nation-wide effort to spread the importance of keeping kids safe, healthy and learning during the summer months. While summer is traditionally thought of as a time for outdoor fun, vacations and the absence […]

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Summer Is More Than A Vacation

by: Terry Whitfield | Jul. 9th, 2018 The carefree days of summer are a ritual for children in our country, where school and structured learning become a distant memory. But this way of thinking about summer creates a lost opportunity to improve their educational trajectory. If our children are to gain the skills, knowledge, and […]

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Punita Thurman appointed to PreK-12 Literacy Commission

by: State of Michigan | Jul. 2nd, 2018 Gov. Rick Snyder announced the appointment of Punita Dani Thurman of Novi to the PreK-12 Literacy Commission. Housed within the Michigan Department of Education, the 13-member commission advises and assists in matters relating to the assessment, professional development, education programming, socioeconomic challenges, best practices, collaboration, parental engagement […]

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