Lansing schools

The Lansing school district has approved a hybrid learning plan that would have students back in classrooms starting March 22nd.

The Lansing School District is working with the city of Lansing and other partners to provide safe places for children of working parents to attend class.

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The acting head of the Lansing School District is denying allegations that he sexually harassed a former intern nearly 20 years ago. 

interstate highway
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

In the 1960’s, thousands of people in Lansing lost their homes.  Interstate 496 was built through the middle of the city’s historically African-American neighborhood.  The mass displacement of families altered many facets of life, including education.


Editor's Note:  The "I-496 Intersects Education" event will be held Saturday, July 27 at the Educational Child Care Center at 1715 W. Malcolm X Blvd. in Lansing.  It runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Latest Results: MSU & Local School Trustees Results

Nov 8, 2018
Mike Miller, Dave Dutch, Brianna Scott, Kelly Tebay
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FINAL MSU RESULTS: Wednesday 9:00 p.m.

With more than 7 million votes cast, it appears Brianna Scott and Kelly Tebay, the Democratic candidates for the MSU Board of Trustees will defeat their GOP opponents Dave Dutch and Mike Miller.

Shirley Rodgers photo
Lansing School District

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

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Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Soon, a thousand Lansing kindergartners will literally have an exciting new education tool in their hands thanks to WKAR and MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences. 

Lansing Schools Chief "Optimistic" About Year Ahead

Sep 5, 2017
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Thousands of Lansing students went back to class Tuesday morning. School district superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul told WKAR News, the district is in good shape going into the fall.

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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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.