Best colleges and universities
6:24 am
Tue September 9, 2014

WMU, K-College Make U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges

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Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College have made the annual U.S. News and World Report ranking of the best colleges and universities. 

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SW Michigan
3:25 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

SW Michigan Schools Get Improvement Grants

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Several public schools in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, and Benton Harbor are getting state improvement grants.

The Detroit Free Press says they're among 19 low-performing schools that will share $114 million to help bump up student achievement.

The Washington Writers' Academy and the Woodward technology magnet school in Kalamazoo are among them. So is the Dudley School in Battle Creek along with three schools in Benton Harbor, including that district's high school.

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Continuing Education
8:53 am
Mon August 25, 2014

WSW: Can Adults Afford to Go Back to School?

Kalamazoo Valley Community College's M-TEC Center - file photo
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September is considered "back to school" time. But it's tougher for adults who want to go back and get more education or training. 

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Freedom School
9:16 am
Thu July 31, 2014

WSW: Looking for Solutions to Youth Violence

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The executive director of Educating for Freedom in Schools in Kalamazoo says the death of one young man made the issue of youth violence hit home for her. 

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Solar Car Race
6:07 am
Tue July 29, 2014

WMU's Sunseeker Finishes 7th in Solar Car Challenge

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Credit Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University's Sunseeker has finished seventh in this year's solar car race from Austin, Texas to Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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