Board of Education

Students Argue for Later ELHS Start Time; Board Members Observe #MeToo

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

“We researched both sides and more sleep causes students to be more alert, get better grades and have less accidents,” a member of the MacDonald Middle School Debate Club told the School Board at last night's meeting. “Students’ voices should be heard because this affects them.”

"Gap” Found in Mental Health Services at East Lansing High School

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

“At the high school level, we see a need for comprehensive, systematic, integrated, accessible approach to student services,” Novello said. “We are wondering about that gap. We want it to be something that is really understood. We know there are services, but there is a gap in the students feeling their needs are being met.”

Poll Shows Strong Support for Later High School Start Time

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The results of recent polling by the East Lansing School District show a marked preference for a later high school start time, but it's a long road from gathering that data to making a change. Karessa Wheeler explains.

Eight Candidates Vie for Open Board of Education Seat

Friday, October 27, 2017

Following Monday’s departure of Trustee Yasmina Bouraoui, eight East Lansing residents have submitted applications to complete the last year of her term on the East Lansing Board of Education.

Yasmina Bouraoui Resigns EL Board of Education Seat

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

East Lansing School Board member Yasmina Bouraoui has announced that she will retire from the Board later this month; the Board is accepting letters of interest as a first step in filling the empty seat. Karessa Wheeler reports.

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