Kalamazoo Public Schools

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Four Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School students have been arrested after one of them accidentally fired a handgun in a boys restroom Tuesday morning, police said. The gun, a semi-automatic pistol, was fired by a 10th-grade boy, according to a news release issued by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A small-caliber handgun discharged in a Loy Norrix bathroom on Tuesday, resulting in a lockdown at Loy Norrix High School, Kalamazoo Public Schools reported in a press release. "The persons involved have been identified and the weapon has been confiscated," the release said. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- More students are graduating on time from Kalamazoo Public Schools, according to new state data, but the district continues to lag behind state averages. Data for the Class of 2014 shows that 69 percent of students who entered ninth grade in fall 2010 graduated on time four years later, while 13 percent dropped out and most of the remaining 18 percent were still in school. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

But students and parents say they have resources they need

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(Part 3 of 3) Students at Kalamazoo’s El Sol Elementary learn in both English and Spanish. But they don’t use their knowledge just to complete their homework.