consolidation http://wemu.org en Meeting Saturday on Building Use and Small Learing Communities http://wemu.org/post/meeting-saturday-building-use-and-small-learing-communities <p>This weekend you have the chance to learn more about the Small Learning Communities educational model chosen for middle and high school students in the Ypsilanti Community Schools.&nbsp;</p><p>A public meeting Saturday will also help to determine which school buildings are best suited for Small Learning Communities, and which might not be used next year.<br><br>Saturday's meeting runs from ten to noon at Ypsilanti New Tech at Ardis, 2100 Ellsworth Road.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:19:59 +0000 Bob Eccles 27125 at http://wemu.org Meeting Saturday on Building Use and Small Learing Communities Residents Share Thoughts On Superintendent Qualties http://wemu.org/post/residents-share-thoughts-superintendent-qualties <p>Thursday night's public forum on the qualities folks want to see in a superintendent for the unified Willow Run-Ypsilanti school district was slightly better attended than Wednesday night's meeting on possible names for the district.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 02:38:50 +0000 Robert Eccles 24398 at http://wemu.org Residents Share Thoughts On Superintendent Qualties What's In A Name? http://wemu.org/post/whats-name <p>The unified Ypsilanti-Willow Run school board has decided on a process to name the new district.&nbsp; As WEMU’s Bob Eccles reports, if all goes according to plan, that name will be in place in just over one month’s time.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 03:14:55 +0000 Robert Eccles 23401 at http://wemu.org What's In A Name? Unified School Board Considers Keeping Perry, Elementary Schools Open http://wemu.org/post/unified-school-board-considers-keeping-perry-elementary-schools-open <p>The Superintendent of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District is recommending that the unified Ypsilanti-Willow Run School Board keep Perry Child Development Center and the elementary schools in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run districts open next school year.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 05:50:36 +0000 Robert Eccles 23254 at http://wemu.org Unified School Board Considers Keeping Perry, Elementary Schools Open What's Next for Ypsi-Willow Run Consolidation http://wemu.org/post/whats-next-ypsi-willow-run-consolidation <p>Voters in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts have approved consolidation of the districts.&nbsp; Washtenaw Intermediate School District Superintendent Scott Menzel discusses what's next with WEMU's David Fair.</p><p></p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 14:00:19 +0000 David Fair 21768 at http://wemu.org Ypsi-Willow Run Consolidation Vote is Tomorrow http://wemu.org/post/ypsi-willow-run-consolidation-vote-tomorrow <p>Voters in the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts will decide whether or not to consolidate the districts tomorrow.&nbsp;&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has this preview.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:35:11 +0000 Bob Eccles 21585 at http://wemu.org About 30 People Attend Last Public Forum On Proposed Ypsilanti-Willow Run Consolidation http://wemu.org/post/about-30-people-attend-last-public-forum-proposed-ypsilanti-willow-run-consolidation <p>A crowd of about 30 people&nbsp;attended&nbsp;last night's public forum on the proposed consolidation of the Willow Run and Ypsilanti school districts.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles reports on&nbsp; the last of these meetings before voters decide the issue November 6th.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 02:16:38 +0000 Bob Eccles 21147 at http://wemu.org About 30 People Attend Last Public Forum On Proposed Ypsilanti-Willow Run Consolidation Superintendents Field Questions At Community Consolidation Forum http://wemu.org/post/superintendents-field-questions-community-consolidation-forum <p>The Superintendents of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District and the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts fielded questions at a community forum last night regarding the proposed Ypsi/Willow Run consolidation.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:09:47 +0000 Bob Eccles 20606 at http://wemu.org Superintendents Field Questions At Community Consolidation Forum Ypsi School Board Prepares For Serious Budget Cuts http://wemu.org/post/ypsi-school-board-prepares-serious-budget-cuts <p>The Ypsilanti school board is making plans to consider serious budget cuts.&nbsp; As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the plans hinge on what happens at the polls November 6th.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 15:53:54 +0000 Bob Eccles 20489 at http://wemu.org Ypsi School Board Prepares For Serious Budget Cuts Ypsi School Board Holds Animated Discussion on Consolidation Particulars http://wemu.org/post/ypsi-school-board-holds-animated-discussion-consolidation-particulars <p>The Ypsilanti school board last night had a rather animated if un-official discussion on whether to press the Washtenaw Intermediate School District for details on what a consolidated Ypsilanti and Willow Run school district might lo0k like.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has more.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 03:50:09 +0000 Bob Eccles 19908 at http://wemu.org Ypsi School Board Holds Animated Discussion on Consolidation Particulars Ypsi-Willow Run Consolidation Will Go To Voters http://wemu.org/post/ypsi-willow-run-consolidation-will-go-voters <p>The Willow Run and Ypsilanti Boards of Education have agreed to put a consolidation question before district voters in the November general election.&nbsp; WEMU&#39;s Bob Eccles provides a long-form report.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:24:12 +0000 Bob Eccles 17776 at http://wemu.org Ypsi-Willow Run Consolidation Will Go To Voters Consolidation question closer to ballot http://wemu.org/post/consolidation-question-closer-ballot <p>The question of whether the Willow Run and Ypsilanti school districts should merge is one step closer to appearing on the fall ballot.&nbsp; WEMU&#39;s Bob Eccles has details.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:57:18 +0000 Bob Eccles 17285 at http://wemu.org Consolidation Plan to be Unveiled Tonight http://wemu.org/post/consolidation-plan-be-unveiled-tonight <p>Draft design plan for merging the Willow Run and</p><p>Ypsilanti School districts will be presented at a</p><p>public meeting tonight.</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 16:01:17 +0000 Bob Eccles 17227 at http://wemu.org