East Lansing Schools

School Board Race Update

Monday, July 25, 2016

With less than a week remaining to file a nominating petition to run for one of the open Board of Education seats, candidates have begun making their candidacies known on social media. ELi's Karessa Wheeler reports.

ELPS Board Considers Options for Possible Glencairn Overflow

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The East Lansing Board of Education is considering several possible solutions to potential overcrowding in this fall’s kindergarten classes at Glencairn Elementary School, including a possible reopening of Red Cedar Elementary School.

EL Family Grows in Size, Patience and Love

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

"Dave and I have always felt that adoption would be a part of our way to grow our family. We both have a deep-rooted faith in God and believe all Christ-followers are created to serve and love others." Rebecca McAndrews describes for ELi's Julie Rojewski the family's long but determined struggle as they became parents to three children from Haiti.

EL Parents Urge Board to Take More Action on Lead

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

There is lead in the water of the drinking fountain in Shane Johnson’s fifth grade classroom at Marble Elementary School. But because the level of lead – 5 parts per billion - does not reach the “action level” of 15 parts per billion, the fountain is still in use by children every day.

Parks Millage Looks Unlikely to Be on November Ballot

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

As a key Parks millage is due to expire later this year, East Lansing’s City Council held a tense conversation about whether the upcoming November election is the right time to try to get East Lansing voters to renew that millage. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.