The Detroit-based Sphinx Organization, which teaches underprivileged youths, recently sent four students to perform at the White House for Michelle Obama. We speak to their director about that performance opportunity of a lifetime.
The Michigan Board of Education is set to vote on a controversial set of guidelines it says will provide a safe learning environment for LGBTQ students. Opponents say the document usurps parental rights. We hear both sides of the issue.
Michigan State University is expecting thousands of students for the fall semester. The official move-in begins this weekend. We talk with Dr. Ray Gasser of MSU's Residence Education and Housing Services department and resident assistant Anneka Hart.
The fate of a number of low-performing Lansing schools is uncertain as the district awaits clarification about test scores from Michigan’s School Reform Office. We hear the thoughts of Lansing School Board President Peter Spadafore and state Rep. Andy Schor.
As public schools start getting ready to begin a new cycle, meet the new Michigan Art Teacher of the Year, Sharon Stratton. She teaches in Fennville, a west Michigan town with a population of less than 1,400.