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Charles Honey

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Charles Honey is editor-in-chief of SNN, and covers Rockford and Grand Rapids. As a reporter for The Grand Rapids Press/mLive from 1985 to 2009, his beats included Grand Rapids Public Schools, local colleges and education issues. Honey served as editor of The Press’ award-winning Religion section for 15 years and its columnist for 20. His freelance articles have appeared in Christianity Today, Religion News Service and Faith & Leadership magazine. Read Charles' full bio

The year of learning virtually: a challenge for students and teachers alike

Local districts are making adjustments to better serve their online students, even as more return to classrooms...

New director named to lead arts and technology center

Jamon Alexander, the new president and CEO of West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT), says he aims to lead the nonprofit’s programs for teens and adults through the challenges of cultural change brought on by the pandemic...

Students, teachers and parents climb the virtual learning curve

A year after schools statewide were forced to close their doors by a rampant virus, teachers and students alike have learned a ton about how to do online learning...

School library renamed in honor of ‘a true educator’

In her 12 years as principal of the former Henry Park Elementary School, she fixed many problems – both academic and material – for her largely impoverished students...

No blueprints required for this handy problem-solver

Whether helping rebuild a car’s front end or custom-making a cabinet for the school’s front office, this high school senior has a special talent for coming up with designs and putting them together...

Districts on the hunt for 3,000 missing students

School leaders have been working to find students who didn’t show up in the fall, make sure they’re being educated and maybe even persuade them to return...

Students hike to explore wonders of winter at Camp Rockford

Parkside Elementary fifth-graders brave the elements for a day of winter wonderland-ing at Camp Rockford...

How one school reached out to missing students

Union High School principals and teachers tracked down missing students to see how they’re doing, where they’re learning and whether they’ll come back...

Longtime volunteer does whatever’s needed for school: ‘I love being here’

A 24-year parent and grandparent volunteer tends to student and family needs at Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy...

Time is now for teachers, school staff to sign up for vaccines, officials say

Kent ISD leaders are urging employees to get in line for COVID-19 vaccines now after the state opened up eligibility to teachers and other school employees...

Through screens and technical glitches, learning goes on

In a year of forced online learning, teachers themselves have had much to learn in keeping students engaged and progressing...

Local teachers awarded grants for resiliency by new LMCU program

Three Rockford Public Schools teachers were among 25 honored in Michigan and Florida recently for the resilience they have shown in an unprecedented school year...

Students speak their minds, open their hearts about life in a pandemic

Rockford broadcasting students are sharing the emotional burdens of living through a pandemic, but also their determination to emerge stronger for the experience, in a powerful and personal video...

‘Soul of Northview’ Says Students Are the Reward

Ted Burba, a longtime and beloved teacher for Northview Public Schools who retired this fall, died early this week after a long illness. In tribute to his lasting legacy, School News Network republishes this profile of Mr. Burba that originally ran in 2016 to honor his 50th year of teaching...

‘See who we are … see GRPS’

Many are eagerly anticipating the release of an alumni directory listing tens of thousands of GRPS graduates, to be published in conjunction with the district’s 150th anniversary in 2021...

Students find a quiet place to chill out: the hygge room

A calming “hygge room” has become a popular part of Roguewood Elementary’s mental-health supports for students during the pandemic...
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