Mr. B's Joybox Express is getting ready to bike the length of the Mississippi River, from Minnesota to New Orleans this fall, and WEMU is getting ready to follow the ride. Mark Braun, aka Mr. B., spoke with WEMU's David Fair about the project and what the Joybox entourage plans to do along the way.
The President of Washtenaw Community College and school's faculty agree that better communication is needed at the school, but how to achieve that remains a question. Faculty members spoke out at Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting in the wake of the dismissal of Vice-President for Instruction, Stuart Blacklaw.
The Ypsilanti school board last night received a presentation on the district's efforts to eliminate the achievement gap, but as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the presentation may have been a little too thorough, at least for one board member.
Today David talks about government policies regarding recycling, renewable energy, and environmental impact with Debra Rowe, President of the U.S. Partnership for Education and Sustainable Development.