East Lansing Schools

School Bond Informational Meetings Set

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Informational meetings are planned, and "pro" and "anti" bond citizen groups are forming, as the ELPS district prepares to put a $94 million bond proposal to the voters. Karessa Wheeler reports.

School Board Seeks to Protect Immigrant Students

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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.

School Board Votes $94 Million Bond Proposal Forward

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Will the voters of East Lansing go for a $94 million bond proposal to build five new elementary schools and refurbish a sixth? Those who spoke to the School Board last night hope so.

Dori Leyko Now East Lansing’s Acting Superintendent

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Minutes after accepting the resignation of Dr. Robyne Thompson as Superintendent of East Lansing School District last night, the Board of Education approved naming Dori Leyko. We have the details.

School Bond Advocates Begin Organizing to Pass Millage

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Eric Schertzing, Chair of the East Lansing Schools Community Bond Committee, and his wife, Nancy, are coordinating an effort called “East Lansing School Bond Yes Committee 2017" to advocate for passage of a $93.7 million dollar bond proposal.

Why I support ELi

Thursday, January 19, 2017

"Some days it is uncomfortable to be covering issues with which I am also deeply concerned – and it may have lost me some friends – but deep down, I feel this is why journalism started and is, in its purest form, why journalism still matters." ELi's Schools reporter Karessa Wheeler explains what ELi means to her.