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Electrical safety is the theme for National Burn Awareness Week 2021

Burn injuries continue to be one of the nation’s leading causes of accidental death and injury to children and adults...

Offering some help with School Improvement planning

The Van Andel Institute for Education’s expert on instructional climate and culture, Terra Tarango, will facilitate a virtual session Wednesday, Feb. 3 for administrators who lead their teams...

Change your clocks, check your alarms

Sunday, Nov. 1 is the day to move your clocks back one hour to standard time. It’s also a great opportunity to check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and make sure they are working properly...

Be safe around fireworks this summer

E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety urges Michiganders to use common sense, be aware of your surroundings and follow safety rules this Fourth of July during holiday celebrations where you live!

Why I sub…

Mya Fullmer is one of the video contest winners in the EduStaff competition, with a very funny entry that anyone who’s ever been in a classroom can enjoy...

Change your clocks, check your alarms

When it’s time to move our clocks back, it’s a great time to check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home. In addition to giving each detector new batteries, check to be sure all alarms are working properly...

Practicing your escape plan is key

Escape planning and practice can help give everyone enough time to get out. According to a National Fire Protection Association survey, 71% of households have a fire escape plan, but only 47% of those have practiced it...

Substitute teacher tips for a new classroom

Planning how to handle a variety of classroom situations will help a guest teacher maintain a controlled learning environment...

Play It Safe This Summer!

Summer is finally here and now is the time to prepare you and your family to play it safe during the warm weather months. E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety offers some simple yet important tips to remain safe while having fun this summer...

Kindergarten Karavan connects with incoming students

Every fall, a new group of kindergartners --  some excited, some teary -- heads to school for their first day of what should be...

It’s Burn Awareness Week – do you know these tips?

Scald injuries affect all ages and about every 60 seconds, someone in the U.S. gets burned. Children, older adults and people with disabilities are most vulnerable. Since this is Burn Awareness Week, E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety staff provided this information on scald injury prevention...

Hey, budding writers: get published & win cash

Short stories can be submitted at www.writemichigan.org through Friday, Nov. 30.

Grand Rapids Public Museum sponsor to help rural schools come visit

Educators from rural schools who would like to bring students to visit the museum this fall may be able to get transportation reimbursement according to an Aug. 21 announcement by the museum and Crystal Flash...

Working hard on the field, and giving back off of it

As high school football season gets under way, at least one team looked for a way to score one for the larger community...

Grand Rapids Library Vote on Tuesday Ballot

Like reading? Like libraries? Like the programs and activities libraries offer? The Grand Rapids Public Library would like you to know about a millage...
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