Benton Harbor Schools

Benton Harbor Area Schools is offering a Successful Parenting Strategies program for district parents tonight.


Fifteen parents have already completed the program. It’s sponsored by the district and facilitated by Andrews University. The stated goal is to created parents that are partners in their children’s education.


Tonight’s class starts at 6 at STEAM Academy at MLK. It is offered in both English and Spanish. Child supervision and dinner is provided at each session.



A group of Benton Harbor community leaders are meeting Thursday evening to discuss problems facing the city’s youth and possible solutions.


The group calls itself the Benton Harbor Area Schools Safety Coalition. This will be its first meeting.


The stated purpose is to respond to the-quote- “rising behaviors exhibited by children within the community.”


Benton Harbor Area Schools


After nine months of a partnership agreement between the State of Michigan and Benton Harbor Area Schools, the results are largely positive. Academic scores are mostly up, but some benchmarks are still falling short.