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.

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

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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!


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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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Education Today: The Value of Failure

Show your son our daughter why soft skills such as commitment, perseverance, communication, and teamwork are so imperative to their growth.


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Detroit Families: The Education Triangle

The Education Triangle requires an invested parent, a dedicated educator, and a student’s commitment.

CBS Detroit–10/23/2015

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Education Today: Halloween Tips

Halloween is a time for children to live through their imagination, become a new character, and run door to door to get some sweet treats.

CBS Detroit–10/16/2015

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Education Today: Parents Stand Up As Champions For Children

Specifically, some recommendations address the lack of parent and community voice at the table when it comes to making decisions about our children’s schools.

CBS Detroit–10/08/2015

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Education Today: A Crucial Relationship And How It Improves Academic Outcomes

We decided to adopt the Parent-Teacher Home Visit Model from Sacramento, California due to its evidence based results.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2015

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