WestSouthwest http://wmuk.org en WestSouthwest July 10, 2014 http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-july-10-2014 <p></p><p>On WestSouthwest, criticism of how the boundaries are drawn for Congress and the state Legislature. And remembering author Walter Dean Myers.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:09:52 +0000 Gordon Evans 15680 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest July 10, 2014 WSW: Remembering Author Walter Dean Myers http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-remembering-author-walter-dean-myers <p></p><p></p><p>Last year Walter Dean Myers came to Kalamazoo as part of a cross-country tour to promote literacy among young people.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:05:20 +0000 Gordon Evans & Earlene McMichael 15672 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Remembering Author Walter Dean Myers WSW: Do Legislative Boundaries Skew Democracy? http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-do-legislative-boundaries-skew-democracy <p></p><p></p><p>Michigan Campaign Finance Network Executive Director Rich Robinson says Michigan's system of drawing legislative boundaries doesn't serve voters.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:19:35 +0000 Gordon Evans 15634 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Do Legislative Boundaries Skew Democracy? WestSouthwest July 7, 2014 http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-july-7-2014 <p></p><p>On WestSouthwest, the case for taxing carbon to address climate change, and a look at the finances and transparency of charter schools.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:28:32 +0000 Gordon Evans 15599 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest July 7, 2014 WSW: Charter Schools' Financing and Accountability http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-charter-schools-financing-and-accountability <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Western Michigan University Professor Gary Miron&nbsp;says small, independent, locally run charter schools are hard to find in Michigan.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:48:54 +0000 Gordon Evans 15583 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Charter Schools' Financing and Accountability