Ann Arbor Public Schools

Ann Arbor Public Schools
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The process has begun to look for a new Ann Arbor school board member.


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The amount of waste generated in schools per academic year can be staggering.  Fortunately, schools in Washtenaw County seek to change that.  This week, we talk with Randy Trent, director of operations for the Washtenaw Intermediate School District, about introducing recycling programs in local schools.


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Classes begin next Tuesday, September 6th in the Ann Arbor Public School District.

There are more than 17,000 students in the district making it the sixth largest district in the state.

I spoke with Dr. Jeanice Swift, who, this year, begins her fourth year as Ann Arbor's public school superintendent.


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A vacant Ypsilanti Community Schools building will serve as temporary home for more than 400 displaced students from Allen Elementary in the Ann Arbor School District. 

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The Ann Arbor's school board will meet today, and is expected to vote on an issue regarding bus transportation.

 


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The Ann Arbor School District and the Ann Arbor District Library are separating, but say a strong partnership will continue.  The two organizations yesterday announced the Ann Arbor schools will no longer have a financial interest in the district library.  The school board and library board have each approved a three million dollar exchange of assets that fully releases the school district from its interest in the downtown library branch. 

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The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education has ratified a tentative agreement with teachers, office professionals, and para-educator employees. 


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The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education will meet tonight to discuss the 2016-2017 school year general fund budget.
 


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Ann Arbor Public Schools is looking for host families to take in 20 Chinese students later this year.

Ann Arbor Public Schools
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The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education will have its first meeting tonight since voters approved a special education millage.  


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Now's your chance to get rid of that old computer, telephone, or other electronic device that's ben gathering dust in your garage.

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  More teachers may soon populate classrooms in Ann Arbor schools. It is among the topics of discussion to be held at Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting at Forsythe Middle School


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The union for Ann Arbor public school teachers has ended a ban on working with Eastern Michigan University student teachers.

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The deadline to request in-district student transfers at Ann Arbor Public Schools is approaching.  


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Ann Arbor Public Schools will vote on expanding the district's student exchange program next fall.

 


 

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A group called Support Ann Arbor Teachers will give a press conference before the Ann Arbor school board meets tonight at Forsythe Middle School. 


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The Ann Arbor school district was included in a number of social media threats made to schools across the country.

Ann Arbor School Superintendent Dr. Jeanice Swift said they take such threats very seriously and are working with local law enforcement officials and have established emergency procedures as a precaution:
 

Special Education
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As teachers request grants for projects from the Ann Arbor Educational Foundation, more and more of them are asking for help with special needs education.  


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Ann Arbor Public Schools continues to meet its target class size goals as student enrollment increases to over 17,000.


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Ann Arbor Public Schools got a big gift from the Ann Arbor Educational Foundation. 


Ann Arbor Schools Offer 'Raising Teenagers' Program

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Parents and kids can experience a lot of conflict as children become teenagers. Ann Arbor public schools is offering parents the chance to see what’s really going on inside the teenage brain.


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Ann Arbor Public Schools students are back in school starting today.

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The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board and teachers union have reached an agreement, just before the start of the 2015-2016 school year slated to begin on Tuesday, September 8th.

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The refinancing is contingent, however.

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Mexicotte would like to begin to transition leadership to other board members.

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