The East Lansing School Board heard about the growth and popularity of its music programs at Monday night's meeting. They also listened to teachers requesting that the current health insurance plan be continued despite its comparatively high cost to the District.
At last night's regular meeting, the East Lansing Board of Education approved curriculum recommendations from its Sex Ed Advisory Board, including a decision not to adopt an optional unit on condom use for sixth grade students.
Four parents have told the East Lansing School Board that it should "halt and review" a program called Intercultural Dialogue, an eight-week workshop between students at East Lansing High School and MSU's Residential College of Arts & Letters.
On Wednesday, a black student at East Lansing High School was told by a teacher to remove her headwrap because "it wasn’t necessary for cultural or religious purposes" according to her parents. Karessa Wheeler reports.
The School Board voted unanimously last night to protect students regardless of their immigration status, including by protecting them from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to the extent legally possible.