Published Feb. 1, 2017: As a caregiver for six, Lorna Parks knows the importance of preparing children for success before they step foot inside a classroom. That's why she uses resources from United Way for Southeastern Michigan in her work as a child care provider.
Published June 8, 2016: Through Linked Learning, students at Cody Medicine and Community Health Academy and all across the city of Detroit are learning real-world skills and being prepared for a successful life after graduation.
Published May 17, 2016: The GradNation Summit brought students, educators and the community together to solve Greater Detroit's biggest education issues and put all kids on the pathway to college and careers.
Published April 11, 2016: When Younis Al Barmaki arrived in America with his family from Yemen in 2014, he spoke no English. Now, the 16-year-old sophomore at Hamtramck High School is a straight-A student who also works after school. His goal: To go to college and become an engineer.
Published Aug. 26, 2015: Do you know at what age your child should be making eye contact, drawing a straight line or cutting with scissors? By taking the Ages and Stages Questionnaire, parents can catch developmental delays in their young children and help them get back on track so they are ready for success on their first day of school.