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With classes getting underway, the superintendent of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Scott Menzel, talks with WEMU's Lisa Barry about what they will be focusing on as the new academic year begins.


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A coalition of school and police organizations are on board with legislation to keep Michigan schools safe.  State Senators introduced bipartisan bills yesterday.


Michigan State Senate Moves School Safety Bills

May 23, 2018
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State lawmakers want schools and law enforcement to partner up when it comes to school safety.  State Senate committees passed several bills Tuesday aimed at encouraging that relationship.


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Governor Rick Snyder and state lawmakers have an extra $315 million to work with as they finalize the new budget.  


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Hearings have begun in the Legislature on plans to improve school security.  It’s part of the state’s response to shooting incidents around the country. 


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Governor Rick Snyder rolled out a plan Monday to improve school safety following the Parkland-Florida shootings.  The plan is silent on issues related to guns.


MICHIGAN PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK / MPRN.ORG

For more than two decades, Rick Pluta has been covering Michigan politics in Lansing as chief correspondent for the Michigan Public Radio Network.  He has his finger on the pulse of what is happening at levels of state government.  Now, he'll regularly share his expertise with you in 89.1 WEMU's new feature, 'The State of Politics."