Michigan Inches Up In Reading On Nation's Report CardMichigan students rank roughly middle of the pack in reading on the nation's report card, inching up slightly in the latest two-year testing cycle.
Michigan Falls Further Behind In The Classroom: Fourth Grade Reading Scores 41st In NationExecutives say if the state doesn't dramatically improve educational practices and policies, Michigan will fall to 48th by 2030.
Bill To Improve Third-Grade Reading Hung Up Over Holding Back StudentsThird grade is considered a key benchmark because it is the last year students learn to read before transitioning to reading to learn.
Third-Grade Reading Bill Hung Up Over Holding Back StudentsAn initiative to improve Michigan third-graders' reading is caught up in a dispute among lawmakers about making students repeat a grade if they lag too far behind.
7 Best Books Written By Internet CelebritiesThere used to be a day when celebrities were movie stars and rock stars. The World Wide Web changed everything and created a whole new brand of star: the Internet sensation.
7 Best Books For Fall Book Club PicksSchool is back in session and the first hint of fall is in the air, grown-ups are hitting the books, too. Here are 7 picks your club will love to cozy up to this autumn.
Best New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.
Best Book Club Picks For Women's History MonthMarch is Women’s History Month and our sister company Simon & Schuster has put together a list of book club picks that celebrate female voices!
To Boost 3rd-Grade Reading, Michigan May Hold Back More KidsThird grade is considered a key benchmark because it's the last year students learn to read before transitioning to reading to learn.
Researchers: Mother's Education Significant To Children's Academic SuccessResearchers say the success is even greater if she had her child later in life, according to a new University of Michigan study.
Opening A New World Though Story 'Boys 2 Books' Gives Safe Haven For LearningEddie Connor said he makes sure the young men can connect to what they read.
Local Author Shares Love Of Reading As Catalyst For 'Boys To Books'Local author Eddie Connor says he uses his love for books to help other young men find success in life.
Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy KitchenMegan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.
Michigan Gives Final OK To Common Core StandardsThe Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.
Splash Universe Invites Local Students to "Splash Into Reading"!Splash Universe Water Park Resorts is encouraging local students to Splash Into Reading! What began at the beginning of the school year, and has quickly caught the attention of over 1,200 students, is a program Splash Universe put in place to encourage kids to read and reinforce the importance of reading.