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Education
11:10 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Layoff Notices for Ann Arbor School Employees

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:

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Health and Environment
9:36 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Issues of the Environment: Where are the safe routes to school?

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.

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Education
8:42 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Technology Audit for Ypsi-Willow Run Schools

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

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Education
8:48 am
Thu December 20, 2012

State Poised to Help New Ypsilanti-Willow Run School District

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.

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Education
12:58 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Perry CDC and Other Schools May Stay Open Next Year

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.

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Education
9:41 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Students Weigh In on Consolidation

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.

Health
9:48 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Healthy Schools Program Expanding

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.

Education
8:36 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Financially Shaky School Year Start in Ypsilanti

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.

Education
9:34 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Roberto Clement Move Opposed

Possible move of Roberto Clemente Student Development Center

faces strong opposition.

Local Elections
9:51 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Voters Approve A2 Schools Technology Bond

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

Local Elections
11:32 am
Mon May 7, 2012

A2 Schools Technology Bond on Tuesday's Ballot

Ann Arbor school district voters to decide technology bond issue.

Education
1:54 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

WISD Needs to Improve Busing Services

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