Sehvilla Mann

Local Government/Education Reporter

Sehvilla Mann joined WMUK’s news team in January 2014 as a reporter on the local government and education beats. Before that she covered a variety of topics, including environmental issues, for Bloomington, Indiana NPR and PBS affiliates WFIU and WTIU. She’s also written and produced stories for the Pacifica Network and WYSO Public Radio in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Sehvilla holds a B.A. in French from Earlham College and an M.A. in journalism from Indiana University.

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WMUK News
5:37 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

How El Sol's Students Use their Bilingual Skills

"More than, less than" signs at El Sol.
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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.

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WMUK News
5:13 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

How Dual-Language Learning Works at El Sol

"Welcome to Second Grade," a sign announces at El Sol.
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(Part Two of Three)

How do you teach students in two languages? The answer might seem obvious. Instruct them in one, then the other.

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WMUK News
6:29 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Biliteracy Thrives at El Sol Elementary

A student works on math in Spanish.
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 This is the first in a three-part series about the bilingual experience at El Sol.

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Arts & More
1:20 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Pipes are Nice, But Tell Me Stories, Says Musical Theater's Jeff Blumenkrantz

Jeff Blumenkrantz
Credit Courtesy photo / Jeff Blumenkrantz

If you haven’t seen Jeff Blumenkrantz on Broadway, maybe you’ve caught him on the TV show 30 Rock.

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Lobbying for Kellogg
8:52 am
Mon December 1, 2014

WSW: How Former Kellogg Lobbyist George Franklin Earned his Stripes

"Cereal Wars" author George Franklin.
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How do you convince policy makers to support your company’s agenda?

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