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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Detroit

In Detroit, summer reading programs for children abound and these five are some of the best around.

05/31/2013

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Best Specialty Bookstores In Detroit

Read on for a list of the best specialty bookstores in the Metro Detroit area.

04/29/2013

Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings and Andrew MacDonald #47 of the New York Islanders battle for the puck during their game on January 10, 2012 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Justin Abdelkader Promotes Red Wings For Reading

The Detroit Red Wings and forward Justin Abdelkader announced their partnership today on the Red Wings for Reading program to encourage Michigan elementary students to read this school year.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2013

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Report Shows Long Road Ahead To Improve Students’ Reading Abilities

A new report on vocabulary skills shows a great deal of work needs to be done to improve the reading ability of all students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

Field Elementary third grade teacher Pete Pizzuoli helps students select books from the Book Cab. Pizzuoli and other teachers from the school are delivering books to students at home this summer. (credit: Plymouth-Canton Community Schools)

Book Cab Delivers Summer Reading To Students

Kids in the Plymouth-Canton School District can’t wait for him to arrive in their neighborhood over the hot summer months — and no, it’s not the ice cream man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

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Outdoor Libraries Set Up After Branch Closings

Students from a Detroit school and the University of Michigan are setting up six outdoor libraries in the city following recent library branch closings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

There’s no better way to salute this author’s birthday than to say it in his own words …

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

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Best Libraries In Detroit

If you find yourself searching for knowledge in the city of Detroit, you will not have to look very far. The city is home to several libraries that are open to the public.

CBS Detroit–01/04/2012

DPS: Detroit Students Doing Better In Reading, Math

DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts says National Assessment of Educational Progress scores released on Wednesday show Detroit is headed in the right direction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

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More School Districts Offering All-Day Kindergarten

Introducing your children to all-day Kindergarten can help set them up to be successful in school for the rest of their lives.

11/14/2011

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