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These Kids Give Up Recess To Play Music

Southwest Michigan Second Wave | Zinta Aistars | Posted 03.18.2013 | Detroit

This article originally appeared in Southwest Michigan Second Wave. A kid who would give up recess to make time for another lesson? Never happen. ...

Community Leaders Discuss Obesity Risks for Poor Children

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 08.05.2012 | Detroit
Olga Bonfiglio

A recent report on the nation's skyrocketing obesity rates made the task of the Kalamazoo County Champions of Healthy Kids all the more urgent.

Privatization Of Michigan Public Schools 'Very Real' Threat

Posted 12.04.2011 | Education

The privatization of public education in Michigan is a "very real" possibility, a state lawmaker said Monday, the Kalamazoo Gazette reports. At a t...

Six Months Past the Kalamazoo River Spill: Failing Pipelines and the Great Lakes

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Remembrance of the Kalamazoo River spill is a good place to start our re-evaluation of infrastructure policies and begin the task of genuine renewal.

Denver School Of Science And Technology Loses Obama Graduation Speech To Michigan School

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A school in western Michigan has won a contest to have President Barack Obama make its commencement address this spring. Kal...

Obama Delivers Commencement Address To Contest-Winning High School, Emphasizes Work Ethic, Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In a contest that resembles one typically held by rock bands or teen celebrities, the White House recently presented the Race to the Top High School C...

Colorado Is the Best State in America

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Scott Janssen

I saw my fair share of neighbors gardening growing up in Michigan, but I can't say I ever saw them doing it topless, like 52-year-old Catharine Pierce in Boulder, Colorado.

A True Catholic Education (I'm Looking at You, Denver)

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Scott Janssen

I have a message for the Archdiocese of Denver: you're wrong. Dead wrong. Punishing a child for the "sin" of the parents is immoral.

Antigay Flyer Attacks Kalamazoo Ordinance

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Opponents of the LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in Kalamazoo, Michigan have resorted to scare tactics. ...

Gay Issues Split Church Coalition

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Three congregations in Kalamazoo, Mich., are pulling out of a church coalition that serves meals to the poor because they deem the host church too lib...