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8:17 am
Wed September 18, 2013

WestSouthwest: Kalamazoo School Superintendent Michael Rice

Kalamazoo School Superintendent Michael Rice
Credit Kalamazoo Public Schools

This week on WestSouthwest we speak with Kalamazoo Public School Superintendent Michael Rice. Joining us is Kalamazoo Gazette education reporter Julie Mack.

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2:16 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Six teachers resign, six others hired at Kalamazoo Public Schools

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The Kalamazoo Board of Education accepted six resignations from teachers who left over the summer.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education accepted the resignations of six teachers who left during the summer and the appointment of six others hired in the last month. The teachers headed a long list of personnel changes approved by the board at their meeting Thursday.
7:40 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Kalamazoo school board member to retire

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Erving Armstrong will resign from the board at the end of this month for personal reasons.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Ervin Armstrong, who has served on the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education since 2009, is stepping down at the end of the month for "personal reasons" and the board is seeking to fill the seat. The board treasurer, Armstrong's resignation from the board is effective July 31.
9:30 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Voters approve $62-million bond for Kalamazoo Public Schools

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Bond will result in an additional $35 a year in taxes for owner of a home with market value of $100,000 in Kalamazoo district
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- With 37 of 39 precincts reporting, more 72 percent of voters Tuesday backed a $62 million bond issue for Kalamazoo Public Schools, which will pay for a long list of facility upgrades and repairs. The vote total for the 37 precincts was 4,466 to 1,697, in a light turnout.
7:50 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Kalamazoo Public Schools cautiously optimistic about passing $62-million bond issue

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KPS Superintendent Michael Rice says proposal appears to have backing based on survey done in fall
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A week away from the May 7 election, widespread opposition has yet to surface against a $62 million bond issue on the ballot for Kalamazoo Public Schools. "We've been answering all the questions that have been raised and there haven't been a lot of questions," KPS Superintendent Michael Rice said Tuesday.

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