The Willow Run Board of Education unanimously voted to terminate its contract with former Student Services Administrator Laconda Hicks Tuesday night during a special...read more
Ypsilanti Public Schools' Board of Education will be holding a special meeting next month to consider the decision to adopt a county-wide bus consolidation plan.
Jennifer Martin hopes to begin her role as Ypsilanti Public Schools' new assistant superintendent of educational quality before the district begins its next fiscal...read more
"Shame on you" echoed through the audience Monday night after the Ypsilanti Public Schools Board of Education approved a plan to join a countywide consolidated transportation plan headed by Washtenaw Intermediate School District.
"We have an obligation on the board to get to a balanced budget, and by my last reckoning that meant finding somewhere in our budget – finding $6 million," said Board President David Bates before the vote. "If we don’t make this a part of the plan, I don’t see how...read more
The Willow Run School Board appointed a new, yet familiar trustee to the board of education during their regular meeting Thursday night.
Kristine Thomas, a Willow Run district parent and previous board member, will take the spot of former trustee Joi Jenson, who resigned on May 6. Jenson originally re-applied for the position, but withdrew her application and the board did not consider her as a candidate. Thomas will hold the position until the election in November.
Thomas served on the board...read more
The Willow Run School District signed on to a countywide consolidated transportation plan at their regular board meeting last week.
The plan aims to save transportation costs for all participating Washtenaw County school districts by standardizing buses and parts, streamlining routes, centralizing administration and routing technology, and controlling personnel costs. The program will be under the umbrella of Washtenaw Intermediate School District.
Officials at Willow Run expect to save $250,000...read more
Students from Lincoln and other nearby districts are being invited to participate in Lincoln High School's Summer Academy this year, registration for which opened Tuesday.
The program, available for next year's high school students in grades 9-12, offers a variety of general education, credit recovery and advanced placement preparatory classes for students that need to catch up, or just to make room in their schedules for the upcoming school year.
The Summer Academy, in its second year, is funded...read more