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The Washtenaw Intermediate School District says four of its districts experienced temporary issues with their internet connection on Tuesday as students began their virtual learning from home.  

Julie Helber
Chelsea School District / chelsea.k12.mi.us

Election day is coming up, and this year's ballot features an $81 million bond proposal for the Chelsea school district.  WEMU's Lisa Barry speaks to Chelsea schools superintendent Dr. Julie Helber about what this proposal, if approved, will do for the district's infrastructure.


Voting
League of Women Voters / lwv.org

There is an election taking place November 5th, and voters in many Washtenaw County communities will be voting on a variety of issues.

WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Geoff Smereck, Director of Voter Services for the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area, about what voters will see on their local ballots and reminds them of new rules and policies impacting voters that are now in place.


Ypsilanti Community Schools
Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU

This week on “In The Public Interest.” our bi-weekly conversation with the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area, WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks with local civics teacher Rebecca Wilinski about what’s being taught in local high school civics classes. 
 


Shop with a Cop
Washtenaw County / ewashtenaw.org

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office will host its "Shop with a Cop" program once again this holiday season.


Classroom
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

These are the results of the many Board of Education races in and around Washtenaw County.

Recycling
pixabay.com / creative commons

The amount of waste generated in schools per academic year can be staggering.  Fortunately, schools in Washtenaw County seek to change that.  This week, we talk with Randy Trent, director of operations for the Washtenaw Intermediate School District, about introducing recycling programs in local schools.


Chelsea School District Voters Renew Millage

May 4, 2016
Chelsea School District
Courtesy Photo / Chelsea School District

Chelsea residents passed a school millage renewal during Tuesday’s election.


Chelsea Schools Millage Up For Renewal On May 3rd

May 2, 2016
Chelsea Public Schools

Chelsea residents will vote Tuesday on whether to renew a millage for the repair of school district buildings.

Vote Here
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

If you plan to vote in the May 3rd election in Washtenaw County, you have until today to register. 


Absentee Ballot
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

The deadline for clerks to process overseas and military absentee voter ballots for the May 3, 2016 election is Saturday.

 


 

Washtenaw Intermediate School District
Courtesy Photo / washtenawisd.org

With the Michigan presidential primary election now in the rear view mirror, voters in Washtenaw County have another election just up the road.