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The photo highlights a yellow-orange banner on a brick outside wall at El Sol Elementary in Kalamazoo, proclaiming that El Sol is a Promise school. The doorway to the building is in the background.
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Some parents with children in Kalamazoo Public Schools are calling for the district to reopen enrollment for virtual learning.

KPS To Keep Mask Requirement Into Fall

May 21, 2021
Kalamazoo Public Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK

The Kalamazoo Public Schools will continue requiring people in its buildings to wear face masks well into the fall. That's despite the state's decision to drop COVID mask mandates July first.

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.