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Kalamazoo Public Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK
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.

KPS Approves Back To School Plan

Aug 14, 2020
Kalamazoo Public Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK
WMUK

Parents in the Kalamazoo School District have until Monday morning to pick a back-to-school option for their kids. School Board trustees approved the plan Thursday night. 

Kalamazoo Schools Face Dire Budget Outlook

May 15, 2020
John McNeill / WMUK

The COVID-19 pandemic could have a devastating impact on the Kalamazoo Public Schools well into the next school year and beyond.

A picture from below of the Kalamazoo Promise logo on a pale blue water tower tank
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The Kalamazoo Promise scholarship has a new challenge during the COVID-19 shutdown: helping students to stay on a path to college. Executive Director Bob Jorth says the organization is still figuring out how to help.

The photo shows students in white lab coats in a laboratory.
Ben Margot / AP Photo

The Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency is still expanding technical training for students. But first the district needs to understand the changing labor market, says Superintendent Dave Campbell.

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