Since early February 2020, East Lansing Info (ELi) has been bringing original, important reporting on the local impact of the coronavirus pandemic, including economic, cultural, and medical effects on our community. Here’s a full run-down of our COVID-19 reporting for the people of East Lansing.
The City announced yesterday that beginning on Mar. 14, masks would be optional inside City-owned buildings with some exceptions, including public meetings.
Superintendent Dori Leyko announced an almost identical policy nearly two weeks ago, but the Board held an official vote due to language in the recently approved policy handbook. What did the four trustees present have to say about the policy?
Andrew is joined by Emily Joan Elliott to talk about the current stages of the pandemic, how different things are now from early 2020, and where things might be headed next. Listen in!
ELPS will continue to require masks through at least mid-April. The Board also discussed a new Black American history course, standardized testing, and more.
The ELPS School Board weighed the benefits and setbacks of increasing options for public comment at its Feb. 14 meeting.
Why is there so much variation in how daycares are implementing Covid-19 protocols and handling exposures? Clay Oppenhuizen reports for ELi.