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Special Education Millage Renewed

May 5, 2021
Voting sign outside polling place - file photo by Andrew Robins, WMUK
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Turn-out was very low Tuesday. But voters renewed a regional special education millage in the Kalamazoo area.

KPS Launches Equity Task Force

Apr 27, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public Schools have a new equity task force. The 16-member group will help the district find and eliminate discriminatory practices.

KPS Approves Plan With Options For Next School Year

Apr 23, 2021
Kalamazoo Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK

Families in the Kalamazoo Public Schools have ten days to choose in-person classes or online instruction this fall. The district's trustees unanimously approved the plan for the next school year Thursday.

Courtesy of Western Michigan University


Western Michigan University president Edward Montgomery says three quarters of classes should be taught in person this fall. He says the university is making plans to in his words “safely return to near normal operations.”

Kalamazoo Public Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK

The Kalamazoo Public Schools will stay all-virtual for the rest of the school year. The district's board voted Thursday to stick with that plan despite an intense public campaign to re-open at least some in-person classes.