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Blandford expansion grows Nature's Learning Lab for students

by Charles Honey (Charguitar)

Submitted 04-21-2017 under NEWS

Generations of students have trekked the wooded trails of Blandford Nature Center, explored its mucky frog pond and plant-rich meadows, and learned about the ways of owls and turtles in its educational programs. For many, it has been a wondrous...

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Community partners announce Plaza Roosevelt development plans

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 11-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

At a news conference Monday, November 21, eight partners announced an agreement to begin site planning work on the proposed Plaza Roosevelt development - a unique mix of education, healthcare, affordable housing and more. Plaza Roosevelt is proposed...

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In Session: GRPS

by Ken Tamke (Ken Tamke)

Submitted 09-06-2010 under OPINION

 “And it seems nobody is interested in learning, but the teacher.”-The Temptations, 1970   Dr. Bernard Taylor, Jr., superintendent of Grand Rapids Public Schools, and his administration continue to search for programs that will make...

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