cs131004 http://wkar.org en Current State #172 | October 4, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-172-october-4-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State</em>: arts education in Lansing Public Schools; the &#39;Code Michigan&#39; hackfest; Arinko O&#39;Meara completes her walk of every street in Lansing.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:18:53 +0000 Current State 43302 at http://wkar.org Local arts orgs seek return of certified teachers in Lansing schools http://wkar.org/post/local-arts-orgs-seek-return-certified-teachers-lansing-schools <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Last spring, in response to a budget deficit, the <a href="http://www.lansingschools.net/pages/Lansing_SD">Lansing Public School District</a> laid off 87 teachers who were certified to teach art, music and physical education in its elementary schools. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:17:59 +0000 Current State 43305 at http://wkar.org Local arts orgs seek return of certified teachers in Lansing schools Michigan hackfest turns state data into useful apps http://wkar.org/post/michigan-hackfest-turns-state-data-useful-apps <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>An event this weekend in Detroit bills itself as &ldquo;a three-day hackfest aimed at building great apps for the State of Michigan.&rdquo;&nbsp; The term &ldquo;hackfest&rdquo; may conjure up some negative connotations.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s real name &ndash;&ldquo;<a href="http://www.codemichigan.com/">Code Michigan</a>&rdquo; -- is a chance for techno geeks to unite for a noble cause. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:15:16 +0000 Current State 43304 at http://wkar.org Michigan hackfest turns state data into useful apps Thirty thousand photos and three years later, City Saunter comes to an end http://wkar.org/post/thirty-thousand-photos-and-three-years-later-city-saunter-comes-end <p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://ariniko.wordpress.com/">Ariniko O&rsquo;Meara</a> will complete a 500 mile journey tonight. She has spent the past three years walking down every street in Lansing. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:08:35 +0000 Current State 43303 at http://wkar.org Thirty thousand photos and three years later, City Saunter comes to an end