schools

Ann Arbor Public Schools are sending layoff notices to 233 teachers but are hoping the layoffs won't be necessary. 

Last night, the school board unanimously passed a layoff notices authorization. More from WEMU's Andrew Cluley:

Grants encourage students to walk or bike to school rather than ride in a car or school bus.   First ward Ann Arbor city council member Sabra Briere is our guest this week on Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

The unified Ypsilanti-Willow Run school board has approved a technology audit.  Hear more on the audit's findings from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Washtenaw Intermediate School District Superintendent Scott Mensel met with state Treasurer Andy Dillon earlier this week, seeking assistance in wiping out an operational deficit in the newly combined Ypsilanti-Willow Run school district.   Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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 consolidated district open next school year.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Most may not be old enough to vote, but a majorityof students at one Ypsilanti school appear to support the proposed Ypsilanti-Willow Run schools consolidation.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

A program that began in Ann Arbor back in 2004 with the goal of getting middle school students to eat better and excercise more is expanding into south-central Michigan.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Today is the first day of school for students in the Ypsilanti school district, and it looks like teachers and staff will get paid,( this month).  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Possible move of Roberto Clemente Student Development Center

faces strong opposition.

Bond issue approved by large margin in Ann Arbor school district.

Ann Arbor school district voters to decide technology bond issue.

Survey shows dissatisfaction with school busing in three districts served by the WISD.