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Special Education Millage Renewed

May 5, 2021
Voting sign outside polling place - file photo by Andrew Robins, WMUK
Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

Turn-out was very low Tuesday. But voters renewed a regional special education millage in the Kalamazoo area.

Andy Robins / WMUK

Voters in nine Kalamazoo-area school districts go the polls Tuesday, May 4. They'll decide whether to renew a special education millage for six years.


Meghan Feeman

The coronavirus pandemic has affected all kids to some degree. But it's meant big changes for those with special needs, and for those who work with them.


State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation on child restraint in classrooms passed through a House committee Thursday. The legislation would prevent teachers from restraining or isolating a student except as a last resort in an emergency situation. 

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

When a young child is diagnosed with autism, Western Michigan University doctoral student Thom Ratkos says “There’s really no telling what the trajectory is.” 


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