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Lansing School District Asks for Input on Bond Proposal

Updated: 09/28/2015 - The Lansing School District wants to put a $120 million bond proposal on the May ballot, but first it has to decide where the money will go. It's asking parents and community members to weigh in on how the money can improve Lansing schools.

Potterville Parents Angry About Bullying

Posted: 09/21/2015 - A Potterville Board of Education meeting dissolved into a shouting match several times Monday night. The topic of discussion was bullying, but the school board ended the night with a solution everyone could be happy with.

Negotiations About Sale of Eastern High School to Sparrow to Begin

Updated: 09/17/2015 - The Lansing Board of Education voted to allow Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul to begin negotiations with Sparrow Health Systems over the sale of Easter High School. Sparrow wants to redevelop the property into a professional education center.

School Playground to be Torn Down

Updated: 06/24/2015 - Some parents in the Grand Ledge School District are pretty upset about a school playground that is about to be torn down. But, the district says the structure is a major safety issue.

First Lady Snyder Holds Summit to End Campus Sexual Assault

Posted: 06/08/2015 - There's a big push to stopping sexual assaults on campus, and it's coming from Michigan's first lady. News 10's Faith Miller tells us why the issue is important to her, and how a first-of-its kind collaboration could make the state a leader in ending sexual assaults.

For Some High Schoolers, Building a House Better than Hitting the Books

Updated: 06/07/2015 - The cost of college is rising and the pay off isn't necessarily keeping pace. For one group of high schoolers - that's why they're considering trade school or heading straight into a job. To help them prepare for those jobs - their senior year of school they built a house.

High School Students Build Home

Posted: 06/06/2015 - Students in the Howell High School Construction Trades program built a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home this year.

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