More schools in the Detroit area are using online tools to communicate with parents about their children's grades and school announcements. One district is using a software program to allow parents to sign up for e-mail updates and access information about their children and the school, which will replace a paper folder that was sent home with students. In another district, enhanced online communication will eliminate the need for mandatory in-person parent-teacher conferences in the spring.

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