Education Services Judge Bars State Money To Private Schools By Rick Pluta • Jul 27, 2017 File Photo / WKAR-MSU A judge says the state cannot reimburse private and parochial schools for any expenses, even if they’re the result of state mandates. Listen Listening... / 0:37 Rick Pluta discusses a judge's decision to permit the state from reimbursing private schools for any cost. WKAR to launch free 24/7 multiplatform PBS Kids services By editor • Jan 5, 2017 EAST LANSING, Mich. --- On Jan. 16, WKAR Public Media will launch new, free, localized 24/7children’s services – WKAR’s latest initiative to support early learning in the community. Jan. 14 | PBS Kids Day at WKAR - Celebrate with Us! By Editor • Jan 3, 2017 Sat. Jan. 14 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm in the WKAR TV Studios | Bring your whole family for a day of fun celebrating the new WKAR PBS Kids 24/7 channel and WKAR's new educational platform: WKAR Family. WKAR PBS Kids channel to launch in January! By EDITOR • Nov 30, 2016 WKAR will launch a new, free 24/7 children's channel on January 16. Introducing 'Curious Crew' a new original series from WKAR By editor • Oct 30, 2014 New science show featuring local kids comes to mid-Michigan TV. Sept. 14 is WKAR PBS Kids Day! By editor • Sep 2, 2014 Sunday, September 14, from 1 to 4 PM at the Capital Area District Library. WKAR Supports Summer Learning with Books for Families By editor • Aug 4, 2014 Anthony Cepak / WKAR-MSU WKAR is proud to announce the distribution of free early-learning books to children in mid-Michigan, thanks to a generous donation from Carson-Dellosa Publishing to PBS KIDS.