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School's 'Day of Hope' Causes Grief

Updated: 11/22/2013 - A "Day of Hope" was designed to help Gateway North Elementary students in St. Johns cope with grief and get in touch with their feelings, but some parents are upset they weren't informed their kids would be reliving the death of a family member or a pet.

Holt High School Graduation Requirement Changes

Updated: 11/09/2013 - Parents in the Holt School District this week got a newsletter that makes it look like the high school is lowering its graduation requirements. Between 2014 and 2016 one credit less of Math, English, Science and Social Studies -- not to mention a third of the elective credits. News Ten sent Brian Johnson to figure out the reason behind the changes.

Mixed Reviews About New Lunches

Updated: 10/03/2013 - Michelle Obama's push for healthier school lunches is causing quite the stir at some Mid-Michigan schools. News Ten's Brian Johnson went to one district to find out what the commotion is all about. While some of the kids are fine with the new healthier lunches, others are so upset they are now protesting the lunches and bringing their own brown bags instead.

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