Lansing School District

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The Lansing School District will start its next school year with a new superintendent.  WKAR’s Kevin Lavery spoke with Ben Shuldiner about his impressions of Lansing and the district he’ll soon lead.


Amid a continuing COVID-19 surge in Michigan, The Lansing School District is delaying in-person instruction again. The new date for returning to in-person hybrid instruction is April 26th.

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The Lansing School District’s plan to open some in-person instruction as soon as Monday will now be delayed until April 12th.

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High School football games can now be played in the state of Michigan. 

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The Lansing Board of Education is delaying the start of classes until after Labor Day.  


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The Lansing School District is taking a series of measures designed to fight systemic racism and support Black students. 


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LaDonna Mask recognized by WKAR and PBS as leader in the Lansing education community

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The Lansing school board has tapped a veteran educator to become the district’s new interim superintendent. 


Yvonne Caamal Canul
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The head of the Lansing Public Schools is calling it a career.  Friday was the last day on the job for Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul.


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A newly renovated performing arts school in Lansing is back open for business.