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Continuing Education .  Education Research .  Financial Aid .  Home Schooling .  K-12 Education .  Literacy/ESL .  Schools/Colleges 

Continuing Education
Distance Education and Training Council:
This site promotes educational standards and ethical business practices within the correspondence field and provides resources and publications on distance education.
Michigan College Guide:
This guide lists public, private and community colleges.

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Education Research
National Center for Education Statistics:
This federal agency collects and analyzes education data and provides access to the National Public School and School District Locator database.
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Financial Aid
Federal Student Aid:
This student gateway to the U.S. government covers a multitude of services offered by the federal government including how to plan and pay for their education.
Michigan Education Trust:
Discover a means of investing towards future education at a Michigan higher learning institution.
Paying for College:
The Michigan Student Aid site provides information on loans, financial aid programs, scholarships, and provides tools to help plan and pay for a college education.
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Home Schooling
Homeschool World:
The official site of Practical Homeschooling magazine and The Big Book of Home Learning contains articles, organizations, events, and forums.
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K-12 Education
Interactives:
This website "provides educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas."
KinderArt:
Arts and crafts lesson plans and projects.
Macomb Intermediate School District:
Find information and links to area schools, teacher resources, and the Macomb County school district calendars.
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Literacy & ESL
Helping Your Child Become a Reader:
The U.S. Department of Education offers activities for children from infancy through age 6 that are designed to help your child become a reader.
Macomb Literacy Partners:
An agency that helps adults in Macomb County with reading, writing or English language difficulties. They also provide free training to volunteer tutors who want to assist people in improving their literacy skills.
National Center for Family Literacy:
A nonprofit organization supporting family literacy services through programming, training, research, advocacy, and dissemination.
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Schools & Colleges
Affordable Colleges Online:
Search colleges based on a variety of criteria including non-profit, accredited online colleges by state, subject, religious affiliation, and other specialties
Michigan College Guide:
This guide lists public, private and community colleges.
Michigan Community College Association:
Find links to Michigan community college web sites.
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