Education

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Al Tyler is not usually a night owl, but he became one for a few weeks in 2016. Tyler is the head of facilities management at the Kalamazoo Public Schools. KPS wanted to test its buildings’ water sources for lead contamination.


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On WestSouthwest, we have a rebroadcast of an interview from earlier this year on the impact that pre-school can have on a child's education and beyond.


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A bond proposal for a little more than $19 million is on the August ballot in the Mattawan Consolidated School district.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority/Rho Theta Zeta Chapter

Charles Parker started Charlie’s P.L.A.C.E. with encouragement from his children, Kevin Lavender Jr. launched the Fatherhood Network to give dads a place to connect. Both men are being honored later this month for their work strengthening black fathers and families.


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Laura Chang’s journey to becoming Michigan’s next Teacher Of The Year began in Vicksburg. She did her teaching internship at Sunset Lake Elementary 18 years ago. Since then, she’s been an instructional consultant, developed literacy programs and taught graduate level college courses.


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