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Michigan K.I.D.S. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides digital editions of the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News, related teaching materials and teacher guides, and other services to schools across Michigan.

Serving Michigan schools with your help

Let's Read! with the Yak "Let's Read!" is a one-hour event designed for elementary school students. It's a fun-filled program that demonstrates that while reading is important, it can also be lots of fun!

Find out more about Let's Read and schedule a school visit

A weekly mini-newspaper especially for kids

Yak's Corner is an eight-page mini-newspaper for kids that's filled with local stories, events and people plus current events, Yak is more interactive with activities each week, including science experiments.

Sample Yak's Corner here

Support young people through mentoring

We've listed a number of mentoring organizations - each focusing, in different ways, on helping young people make successful lives.

Connect with mentoring programs

Thank you to the corporate sponsors of Michigan K.I.D.S.

And thank you to the thousands of Free Press and News readers who have donated. Your contributions really do make a difference!

Find out how you can help support these important programs.

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