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Number of Kids Eating Breakfast Goes Up

A new report says there was a two percent increase in the number of low-income children in Michigan who ate breakfast during the 2012-2013 school year. The School Breakfast Report Card, from the Food Research and Action Center, says just under 323,000 low income children participated in a school breakfast …

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Low Reading Scores for MI Children

According to a new report, most of Michigan’s fourth graders are not reading proficiently, which is a key predictor of a student’s future educational and economic success. In a new Kids Count data snapshot, the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that 81 percent of Michigan’s lower-income fourth-graders and 69 percent …

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U.P. Teens Needed for App-Designing Competition

Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek is looking for the brightest young minds in the U.P. for a national competition to design a smartphone app. High schoolers 13 years or older are encouraged to apply for the 2014 House App Contest. Interested students may enter individually or as a team. Benishek says …

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