ridgway white http://michiganradio.org en Alumni plan to protest proposed sale of Michigan's School for the Deaf http://michiganradio.org/post/alumni-plan-protest-proposed-sale-michigans-school-deaf <p>Michigan state senators will briefly gavel themselves <a href="http://michiganradionews.org/post/after-already-calling-it-quits-year-state-lawmakers-return-lansing">back into session Wednesday morning</a>, so they can fix some minor language problems in a few bills.&nbsp;</p><p>But, they will likely hear from people opposed to one <a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2010-SB-1558">proposal</a> to sell <a href="http://www.deaftartars.com/">Michigan’s School for the Deaf.&nbsp;</a></p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 21:53:08 +0000 591 at http://michiganradio.org Alumni plan to protest proposed sale of Michigan's School for the Deaf Opposition rising against the sale of Michigan's School for the Deaf http://michiganradio.org/post/opposition-rising-against-sale-michigans-school-deaf <P>There appears to be rising opposition to the planned sale of the <A href="http://www.deaftartars.com/about.cfm?subpage=231934">Michigan School for the Deaf</A> in Flint.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Meanwhile, a legislative mistake threatens to delay the sale. Thu, 09 Dec 2010 16:32:38 +0000 526 at http://michiganradio.org Opposition rising against the sale of Michigan's School for the Deaf Legislature clears way for sale of Michigan School for the Deaf http://michiganradio.org/post/legislature-clears-way-sale-michigan-school-deaf <p>The <a href="http://www.deaftartars.com/">Michigan School for the Deaf</a> in Flint may soon be sold.</p><p>In the wee hours of Friday morning, as the legislature prepared to adjourn its 2010 session, state lawmakers approved the sale of the 153 year old school to a private developer for $1.3 million.</p><p>The developer plans to renovate some buildings on the 85 acre site and build a new $15 million complex for the school for the deaf.&nbsp; The state will pay $2 million a year to lease the site.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 20:23:52 +0000 457 at http://michiganradio.org Legislature clears way for sale of Michigan School for the Deaf