School year success tips with the Detroit Federation of Teachers

Detroit teachers are getting ready to welcome 47,000 students this year as summer comes to a close.

Joining FOX 2 is the president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers Ivy Bailey, as well as vice president Terrence Martin and teacher Yolanda King

They discuss a number of changes this year, as well as Steps for Student School Year Success:

  • Develop line of communication with your student's teacher
  • See to it that the student gets ample sleep each weeknight
  • Make sure that student eats breakfast, either at home or school
  • Review with your student his or her homework each evening
  • Make sure your student reads 20 minutes each evening