David Dugger http://wemu.org en Number of Spots Ann Arbor Will Take for County-wide High School Options Still Uncertain http://wemu.org/post/number-spots-ann-arbor-will-take-county-wide-high-school-options-still-uncertain <p>Ann Arbor Public Schools have still not determined how much they will participate in three county-wide high school options.&nbsp; The school board last night postponed a vote until next week's study session on how many seats they will use in the Early College Alliance, Washtenaw International High School, and Widening Advancement for Youth.&nbsp; The delay comes with Ann Arbor Schools wanting to use many fewer seats than the consortium has allocated to the district.&nbsp;</p><p>Superintendent Jeanice Swift says much of the confusion has been blamed on the superintendent transition, but she believes both parties are to blame for the communications issues.&nbsp; Swift recommended the district use 80 seats total in the ECA and Wi-Hi and 15 for WAY.&nbsp; The allocation approved by the consortium last month would give Ann Arbor 80 new seats in the ECA&nbsp; alone, and a straight lottery for Wi-Hi.</p><p>David Dugger is the Washtenaw Intermediate School District Director of Secondary Options.&nbsp; Dugger says the other consortium members&nbsp; in October opted to continue to use a straight lottery for Wi-Hi and a proportional system to assign slots to the ECA.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:31:18 +0000 Andrew Cluley 37710 at http://wemu.org EMU Early College Alliance Wins Recognition http://wemu.org/post/emu-early-college-alliance-wins-recognition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Engineering Society of Detroit on Thursday evening, recognized&nbsp; the Director of the Eastern Michigan University's Early college Alliance for his program leadership.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For more details, listen to the podcast above.</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:18:53 +0000 Bob Eccles 31447 at http://wemu.org EMU Early College Alliance Wins Recognition