reading

Reading books helps children connect new vocabulary words to real world experiences.
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WKAR Family produces the second video within the new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading. 

Reading aloud with children is a great way to jump-start their literacy development
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WKAR Family produces new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading.

The Great American Read | SPECIAL

May 16, 2018
School children visiting the farm that inspired Charlotte’s Web.
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Tue. May 22, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | The Great American Read explores the power of books and the joy of reading through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved novels as voted on by the public.

Kevin Lavery
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This week, we’re starting a new reporting focus on education.. We are digging deeper into the numbers, searching for solutions and giving parents, educators and students a voice while holding leaders accountable.


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Michigan students aren’t doing well nationally in areas like reading and math. That’s according to results on a nationwide test. Meanwhile, the state is focused on increasing skilled trades training.


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Police in Detroit want to help children in the city read more often.