Plans for Red Cedar Elementary reach beyond construction

Along with the rebuilding and remodeling of East Lansing school district’s elementary schools, the programming inside of them will be seeing some changes, too. And the school board is moving toward more diversity and inclusion in these early childhood communities.

East Lansing High School aims to reduce racism through “microaggression” education

Experiencing microaggression can be viewed as a “death by a thousand paper cuts,” said Dr. Jessica Garcia, an intercultural education specialist at Michigan State University. With multiple different definitions coming from multiple different perspectives, the basic definition of microaggression is a statement or action that is indirectly or unintentionally discriminating against a member of a marginalized group.