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Dianne Carroll Burdick

Dianne Carroll Burdick has worked as a photojournalist in the West Michigan area since 1991. A graduate of Western Michigan University, she has photographed for The Grand Rapids Press, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Detroit Free Press, Advance Newspapers, Grand Rapids Magazine, BLUE Magazine and On-the-Town Magazine. She has been covering the many exciting and thought provoking stories of K-12 public education for School News Network since 2016.

Students explore, learn, create at summer camps

A pair of four-day “camps” at Kent Career Tech Center are giving students the chance to explore what it’s like to work in culinary arts, automotive repair, engineering, construction and more...

Students paddle into learning with ‘floating classroom’ on the Grand River

Students from Highlands Middle School, Northview High School East Campus and fifth-graders in the Adventure Leadership Program converged on Riverside Park last month to learn about canoeing safety, the river and environmental issues.

Students reflect on play where a young Gerald Ford and black teammate tackle a racist policy

Related Black History Month storiesUnderground railroad module turns fourth-graders into historiansTechnology turns biography reports into multimedia effortsThe documentary, "Black and Blue: The Story of...

Students, Community Team Up to Protect Nash Creek

Students from throughout the area and Sparta community members recently worked together to protect Nash Creek from erosion and pollution, culminating a long-term project...

Planting Their Little Patch of Green

The grounds around Mulick Park Elementary School have serious erosion issues, to the point of their storm drains being clogged with sediment. That problem...

Music Inspired by Favorite Children’s Books a Big Hit

Students from all three Northview elementary schools got to hear stories in song form thanks to Emily Arrow, a singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee who...

Science Boring? Not Around Here!

Editor's note: STEMosphere, an interactive expo featuring hands-on and "brains-on" science activities, brought students and adults alike to Grand Rapids Public Museum on Nov....