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Proposed change to the KPS school board to high school government class and curriculum

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor January 5, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public School administration proposed an idea that would limit the required credits of U.S. Government class, making it only one trimester long instead of two trimesters and removing key...

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Abstinence Over Education: Public Schools Need to Update their Sex Education Curriculum

June 13, 2019

By Lydia Snapp When I was eleven years old I asked my fifth grade teacher what an abortion was, and shockingly, she told me she couldn’t speak on the subject. Sex educators in Michigan...

Kalamazoo Public Schools Lengthen Foreign Language & Math Classes In Hopes of Boosting Student Achievement

Kalamazoo Public Schools Lengthen Foreign Language & Math Classes In Hopes of Boosting Student Achievement

Nora Hilgart-Griff May 19, 2017

On December 16, 2016, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Services Cindy Green presented several recommendations to the School Board for changes in the current Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS)...

Black History Month Loses Ground in School Curriculum

Black History Month Loses Ground in School Curriculum

Jakia Edmonson April 21, 2017

From the marching of their feet and the bass in their voices, to the violence of people who disagreed, Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X all played a role that led to a more equal society where...

by Branden VanZile

High School Math Curriculum in Need of Repair

ivoryandblue May 29, 2013

An almost unanimous complaint among high school students is the question, “When am I ever going to need this in the real world?” This phrase is probably most often heard referring to math, and the...

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