Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill that will allow student groups to sell baked goods in school to raise money.
New federal guidelines adopted by the Michigan Department of Education limited the kinds of food that could be sold in school. Several groups complained that the guidelines hindered their ability to fundraise.
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.
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.
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.