Officials in the Kent Intermediate School District recognized their students needed help, so they took action.
Wyoming Junior High School took action to change a disturbing trend of bad behavior by African-American female students.
Students step out of the classroom to study criminalistics at Northview High School.
Challenge Scholars program helps students reach the goal of a college education.
Alicia Monteith organized a benefit event called the Inspire Ball to benefit the Children’s Assessment Center.
Kent Career Technical Center’s Criminal Justice program gives students experience in the field of law enforcement.
Offer peers strategies to improve their schools.
A new program at Thornapple Kellogg Schools has young students excited about writing.
Leighton Watson, 21, was chosen by President Obama to explore policing standards in the wake of the deaths of African-American men.
Girls-only STEM event shows female students possibilities in male-dominated fields.
Linh Le has made exceptional academic accomplishments since coming to the U.S. from Vietnam.
The Health Sciences Early College Academy through Kent ISD gives high school students college credit.
Creations by Wealthy Elementary students are now part of a permanent school mural by artist Bren Bataclan.
Kathryn Curry is principal in Godfrey Lee Public Schools, Kent County’s poorest school district.
An analysis by School News Network shows a close correlation between poverty and performance in the 20 school districts of the Kent ISD.
Jordan Lovett is an honor student and athlete at Lee High School who is nearly homeless.