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Meeting demand for elementary Chinese language instruction

Interest in Chinese education for kids is at an all-time high, and schools and entrepreneurs are working overtime to develop enough teachers and educational materials to keep up.
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One potato, two: Grocery loan projects advance food access for underserved areas

Two Grand Rapids projects just received funding from the Michigan Good Food Fund, a $30 million public-private loan fund that finances good food businesses that increase access to affordable, healthy food in Michigan’s underserved communities.
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NEW VIDEO INCLUDED! How good teachers are making a difference in multiethnic classrooms

American students are more racially and ethnically diverse than ever before. Thats why teachers in multiethnic communities are responding by developing more inclusive curriculums.
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Growing grades, plants, and goats

At Blended Learning Academies, at-risk youth are succeeding at school while developing social skills and tending to goats and gardens. 
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Why you should care about cuts to the Farm Bill

If proposed cuts to the Farm Bill pass, it could have major implications for Detroiters and others around the state, especially those receiving SNAP benefits. 
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