Ann Arbor, MI – To address a 20-million dollar budget shortfall for the next school year, Ann Arbor schools' Superintendent is recommending cutting more than 80 full-time equivalent positions, including 50 teaching jobs. The budget recommendation was presented to the school board Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor schools Superintendent Todd Roberts tonight will give the school board his budget recommendation for the next fiscal year. The school board is also expected to vote tonight on a plan to open up limited enrollment to students who live outside the district. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County has joined an effort by counties across the state to get state lawmakers to stop giving local governments unfunded mandates. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Chapelle elementary and East middle school would be closed under a cost-saving proposal officially presented to the Ypsilanti school board Thursday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Time is running out to share your thoughts on a possible local currency program. The group Think Local First held three community meetings and has an online survey available through Sunday evening. Hear more on the effort from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – Less than a year after it was created, the Washtenaw County Land Bank is being shut down. County commissioners voted 8 to 2 Wednesday night to dissolve the program. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins, and our special guest this week, Ann Arbor Film Festival Director Donald Harrison.