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

Ypsilanti and Willow Run School Board Meets

Dec 4, 2012
Bob Eccles

The school board managing both the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts met last night to take care of some business for the Ypsilanti school district.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ann Arbor schools have  a new way of looking at student achievement across the district.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

The Ann Arbor school board has rejected a proposed contract to outsource lunch hour supervisors.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

If you're interested in serving on a consolidated Ypsilanti-Willow Run school board, the Washtenaw Intermediate School District is taking applications.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ann Arbor middle school students who participate in

after-school programs will still have busing options in

the fall.  

Board Ratifies Teachers' Contract

Jun 26, 2012

Ypsilanti teachers take a pay cut and will

pay more for health insurance.

Board Nixes Privatization Plan

Jun 20, 2012

Ypsilanti's school board says it will not 

privatize custodial services.  

A2 School Board Approves New Budget

Jun 14, 2012

2012-2013 spending plan restores counseling and

achievement programs.

New Budget Still $4 Million in the Red

Jun 12, 2012

The Ypsilanti school district's new budget still

has a huge deficit.

Ypsilanti school board goes forward with plan to privatize

custodial services.

School board sets up work group to review district's

spending on transportation.   Future cuts possible.

Ann Arbor school board holds public hearing on new budget.

Union Says School Board Betrayed Workers

May 15, 2012

Ypsilanti school board to privatize custodial work.

Ann Arbor school board holds budget forum.

Possible move of Roberto Clemente Student Development Center

faces strong opposition.

Board Approves Deficit Reduction Plan

May 8, 2012

Deficit reduction plan approved by the Ypsilanti school board will close one school.

Board Rejects Deficit Reduction Plan

May 3, 2012

The Ypsilanti school board wants changes in a proposed deficit reduction plan.

The Ypsilanti school board opposes plan to close three schools to help eliminate budget deficit.

High school classes could start later, but not until next year.

Ann Arbor's school board is considering three budget scenarios.

School Board Considers Cuts in Transportation

Apr 24, 2012

The Ypsilanti School district is looking for ways to cut spending and save money on transportation.

The Ann Arbor school district could cut between 32 and 64 teachers as the school board considers three budget proposals for the next fiscal year.

Efforts to unify the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts will continue.   School boards for both districts have approved a resolution to continue to work toward consolidation.

School Boards Hold Joint Meeting Tonight

Apr 16, 2012

The Ypsilanti and Willow Run school boards meet tonight to begin the process of consolidating the two districts.