Ypsilanti, MI – Governor Graholm announced new education initiatives in her state-of-the-state address last week, but many question whether or not there's political support or funding for them. Click on the audio icon to hear what the Executive Director of the Michigan Association of School Boards thinks about the Governor's proposals.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti Schools' Superintendent James Hawkins has had the "interim" designation removed from his title, and has a contract extension through 2008. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – After more than 30 years with the Ypsilanti police department, Chief George Basar is leaving to become police chief in Howell. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles:
Ypsilanti, MI – Two long-time Eastern Michigan University officials are asking to be re-instated, and want the school's Board of Regents to conduct a study into their November terminations. On Tuesday, the Regents formally approved the firings of University Relations Vice President Juanita Reid and Associate Vice President Kathy Tinney. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.