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Kalamazoo School Mask Mandate Defended

Sep 8, 2021
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Kalamazoo County's public health officer says he has no regrets about ordering schools to adopt COVID-19 mask mandates.

Portage Schools OK Large Bond Proposal

May 10, 2021
John McNeill / WMUK

Voters in the Portage School District will consider a large bond issue in August. School Board trustees put the $175-million request on the ballot Monday, May 10.

The Kalamazoo Promise Turns 15

Nov 13, 2020
Kalamazoo Promise

The Kalamazoo Promise scholarship program was announced 15 years ago this week.


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has asked the Michigan Supreme Court to offer an opinion on whether it’s ever possible for the state to give money to a private or parochial school. 

"Sixteen schools, including eight from Metro Detroit, improved enough academically over the past four years to be removed from a watch list of low-performing schools, state officials announced Friday." (The Detroit News)