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September 29, 2017
'I Get How Hard It Is'
Personal Challenges Inform Coordinator’s Aid to Families

Wyoming Public Schools, MI —  Teresa Dood, Parkview Elementary's Kent School Services Network coordinator, brings an awareness that is deep and real to her job linking families with resources.

September 29, 2017
Team Targets 'Anything That Might Impede Education'
Helping Rural Families Overcome Barriers to Services

Cedar Springs Public Schools, MI —  "I am not that person holding a sign on the busy street corner and I don't sleep under the bridge. But, I am homeless."

Students in rural Kent County schools may never use those words, but community resource coordinators Jennifer Willette and Jodi West likely know who they are.

September 26, 2017
Students Learn From the Fruits of Their Labors

Wyoming Public Schools, MI —  Five young apple trees grow outside West Elementary School. They are the beginnings of the Beverly Bryan Community Orchard, which could someday flourish with pear, plum and chestnut trees, blueberry and raspberry bushes, and feature benches and mulch for beautification.