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Politics & Government
12:01 pm
Sun March 17, 2013

Lansing school teachers reach tentative contract with school district

Lansing's Sexton High School (file photo)
Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio

The Lansing School District has reached a tentative contract agreement with its teachers union.

No details have been released. So it’s unclear whether the deal includes a provision to get around Michigan’s new Right to Work law. 

Lansing teachers’ tentative agreement comes at a time when other unions are racing to put contract extensions into place before Michigan’s new Right to Work law takes effect.

A handful of school districts and Wayne State University have signed extended contracts that would allow the unions to continue to enforce mandatory dues collection. 

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Education
11:07 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Lansing Board of Education approves 'improvement plan'

Children entering Lansing STEM Academy (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio

The Lansing school district will launch a multi-faceted plan this fall to improve student academic performance.  The plan is about more than just teaching.

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