Education Today

Taking learning beyond the classroom …

“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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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2016

Back To School, Teacher, Student, Communication, Meet The Teacher

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.


Students at Wayne Elementary School explore their new backpacks, provided by Kids In Need Foundation & Mike Morse Law Firm.

Detroit Parent Network’s Annual Breakfast Lifts Black Male Achievement

“It actually all starts at home. When you put responsibility on your child to raise another child, that’s going to affect that youth’s success.”


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Education Today: Fueling Up For The Holidays

While most of us are blessed with abundance, there are far too many of us in the Detroit region who don’t have access to healthy or enough food.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2015

The Best Things About Thanksgiving

Detroit Families: What Are You Thankful For?

I challenge families to protect one of the traditions of this holiday by bringing together family, breaking bread, and sharing the history of Thanksgiving!


Back To School, Routines, Schedule, New School,

The Value of Lifelong Learning

Detroit Parent Network’s Parent University program offered to Detroit Public Schools Parents provides a variety of classes.


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Education Today: Social Emotional Learning

If your student knows how to manage their behavior, responsibilities, and relationships, they’re on the A+ track to success.


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