schools

6:51 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Survey shows support for renewing Kalamazoo County education tax

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Local school boards have until early February to vote on putting proposal on ballot
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Almost three-quarters of voters in Kalamazoo County support renewal of a 1.5-mill countywide education tax due to expire in 2014, according to a November survey of 500 likely voters. The districts are Kalamazoo, Portage, Climax-Scotts, Comstock, Galesburg-Augusta, Gull Lake, Parchment, Schoolcraft and Vicksburg.
6:58 am
Thu August 1, 2013

First Day Shoe Fund continues today in Kalamazoo

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Program provides pair of shoes for low-income children in Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Alisa Eaves was worried about affording new footwear for her 4-year-old son Charles, who is starting preschool in the fall. "I was wondering how I was going to get him new shoes," said Eaves, a Kalamazoo single mother.