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September 12, 2018
Online Volunteers Help Local First-Graders Learn to Read

A phone, a computer, and 30 minutes per week. That's all is takes to help a local Grand Rapids first-grader learn to read. And Innovations for Learning's TutorMate program is doing just that.

September 4, 2018
West Nile Virus Surveillance Results Concern Health Officials

Ongoing mosquito surveillance conducted by the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is revealing an unusually high number of trapped mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus. While there are no human cases reported in Kent County yet this year, these tests lead health experts at KCHD to believe that a rise in human cases is possible in 2018.

September 4, 2018
West Nile Virus Surveillance Results Concern Health Officials

Ongoing mosquito surveillance conducted by the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is revealing an unusually high number of trapped mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus. While there are no human cases reported in Kent County yet this year, these tests lead health experts at KCHD to believe that a rise in human cases is possible in 2018.

September 4, 2018
West Nile Virus Surveillance Results Concern Health Officials

Ongoing mosquito surveillance conducted by the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is revealing an unusually high number of trapped mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus. While there are no human cases reported in Kent County yet this year, these tests lead health experts at KCHD to believe that a rise in human cases is possible in 2018.

August 24, 2018
A like-new school – and a cooler one – for Buchanan students and staff
GRPS cuts the ribbon on two renovated schools in one week

Ameriana Bieber stood in the entryway of her newly renovated school and thoughtfully described what she liked about it.

August 24, 2018
Museum School takes next step of innovation — into high school

It was a long wait, but totally worth it for the students, parents and community supporters who celebrated the opening of the Grand Rapids Public Museum High School.

August 20, 2018
Low-Income Michigan Students Face August 31 Deadline to Apply for Free College Tuition

Time is running out for eligible individuals from the Class of 2018 who have graduated with a high school diploma or equivalent to claim their Tuition Incentive Program benefits, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

The grant program – commonly referred to as TIP – encourages eligible Medicaid recipients to complete high school by providing college tuition assistance. Eligible TIP students have four years from graduation to begin using their TIP benefits.