Category Archives: Education

East Lansing community suspects closing school movement

By Tori Zackery Entirely East Lansing In 2003, three elementary schools and education centers serviced the East Lansing communities near Michigan State University. In 2016, those schools had long disappeared. When Red Cedar Elementary School shut its doors in 2014, … Continue reading

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East Lansing Public Schools find strategies to bridge achievement gap

  Michigan State University education professor Dr. Dorinda Carter-Andrews on the achievement gap results in East Lansing Public Schools. Carter-Andrews has been working with the district since 2007 to find new ways on how district members can narrow the gap. … Continue reading

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It’s time you start noticing the art in East Lansing.

By Katie McCoy Entirely East Lansing Map of different art locations around downtown East Lansing EAST LANSING, Mich. – The art scene in East Lansing is a creative and eclectic culture that could exist only in a college town. With … Continue reading

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New literacy technology to be added for children at the public library

By Gabriella Galloway Entirely East Lansing New technology will be added to the children’s area of the East Lansing Public Library with proceeds coming from the fifth annual Books, Bites and Bids fundraising event on Friday, April 29. According to … Continue reading

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East Lansing Public Schools discuss how to reduce the achievement gap

By Camille Douglas Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING – Teachers’ relationships with students can play a major role in helping low-achieving students catch up with their peers, participants in a panel on the achievement gap said this week. Title I … Continue reading

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Schools switch to electronic report cards

By Tori Zackery Entirely East Lansing The East Lansing Public Schools district is beginning the use of an electronic school messenger to deliver important documents, such as report cards. The communication system was created in an effort to improve the … Continue reading

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Building permit request approved by Planning Commission

By Katie McCoy Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING – Pablo Majano, planning and zoning community development analyst, requested approval to have the ability to apply for a building permit for Michigan State University Federal Credit Union’s headquarters and other zoning … Continue reading

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Prime Time Seniors contribute to a new mosaic for East Lansing

By Gabriella Galloway Entirely East Lansing Prime Time Seniors from the Hannah Community Center joined forces with East Lansing middle schoolers and special education students to create an intergenerational mosaic. The mosaic is a part of the Artist Alley for … Continue reading

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Interfraternity Council welcomes Galantis April 15

Stanley Lassen explains how and why he organized this concert.  By Chloe Kiple Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING—Members of the Michigan State Interfraternity Council will welcome Galantis and Skizzy Mars April 15 for a concert benefitting the victims of the … Continue reading

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Intergenerational mosaic brings community together

By Danielle Chesney Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING – Every Thursday after school, Kelly Arndt ushers seniors from the Prime Time Senior Program to MacDonald Middle School to work with Visual Arts Teacher Lauren Engler and her Art Club students … Continue reading

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