Lansing School Disctrict

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WLNS-TV Lansing (WKAR media partner)

Authorities say two people are dead and three children are severely injured following a crash into a closed mid-Michigan school.


Despite the flooding and some evacuations, the Lansing School district says 83 percent of students attended class on Thursday. 

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Lansing School District

Services are pending for Lansing School Board of Education member Shirley Rodgers. 

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Courtesy / Matthew Dae Smith / Lansing State Journal

The Lansing School District has officially launched the first in a series of school improvement projects funded by a 2016 bond issue. 

Headshot of Rachel Lewis
Courtesy / Lansing School District

The Lansing School Board chose Rachel Lewis as their president earlier this year.


Lewis has been on the board since 2011 and served as Vice President in 2016.



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Shunichi kouroki / Flickr Creative Commons

In 2013, Lansing School District elementary teachers with specialized arts certifications were laid off due to budget cuts; cuts that were made because the district faced a multi-million dollar deficit.    

Now, four new specialized music teachers have been hired by the district.