Education Today

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“Education Today” informs and offers valuable direction to help current and future students from all walks of life build a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.

podcasts Education TodayHosted by WWJ’s Laura Bonnell, “Education Today” reports air each weekday on WWJ. For more, visit this page and click on the EDUCATION TODAY podcast library.

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Baby And Toddler Communication Stages

During the end of the first quarter of a baby’s first year they began to realize that people respond to their sounds; then comes the coo and gurgle sounds, followed by other funny noises.


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Don’t Wait to Sharpen Your Parenting Skills, March is Parent Awareness Month

The bottom line is, children don’t ask to be here, but they certainly count on us to help them develop and grow.



Make A Deposit In Your Parent Account

Making an investment in your child requires time, commitment and love.


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Detroit Families: Cyber Parenting

Discuss with your child the importance of telling a trusted adult about anything that makes them feel scared, uncomfortable, or confused, while online.


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Education Today: Student Leadership

*Content provided by our sponsor the Michigan Education Savings Plan. By Sharlonda Buckman Charles Brown is a sophomore student athlete at Pershing High School. While in class one day, several of his peers were feeling […]


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Parent Rally: Stand Up For Our Children

On Tuesday, February 9, parents and families will convene at Detroit Parent Network and march to the Fisher Building to take action for all students.

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Education Today: Teachers Need Resources, But Children Come First

Teachers continue to be leaders in the classroom, experts on the curriculum, and knowledgeable about learning strategies, yet they need more resources and funding going into the classroom to be able to provide our kids with a quality education.


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Parent Conversation: The Current State of Education

All and all, one message was clear: we will continue to unite as parents of all educational systems and band together as Champions for Children, advocating on behalf of our kids, and settling for nothing less than the very best learning opportunities possible.



Education Today: Quality Parent-Child Time

One of my favorite moments from this much needed break was watching my daughter sing Jingle Bell Rock and making sure every sprinkle was secure in the sugar cookies she was baking.


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Education Today: Bringing In The New Year Bright

As 2016 approaches, set goals for yourself and get creative about how you can impact and move your neighborhood to be even better. It’s time to put your ideas into action.


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