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1000 Encouraged to Attend Muskegon Heights Public Schools “Town Hall” Meeting On Wednesday 2/15 At 6 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the performing arts center at Muskegon Heights High School and will run from 6 to 7:15 on Wednesday. Questions must be submitted in writing and should focus on topics relating to the district. Muskegon Heights High School Alumni Association President Joe Warren worked for months with others to get this meeting set. He challenged the community to “get off Facebook” and come to the meeting to hear facts and start taking action.

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Four Full Days After Count Day, Muskegon Heights School Board & Public in the Dark About Enrollment Numbers, Chain Of Command

A chain-of-command issue surrounding a fundraiser drew much attention to deeper concerns from the board concerning a lack of transparency: over four days after school districts in Muskegon County took official counts of their students, Muskegon Heights Public Schools has not reported its numbers to the public or, as Board Vice President Ronald Jenkins noted, to the district’s school board.

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Unofficial Numbers Show Muskegon Public Schools With More Students Than Expected This School Year; Official Count Day Approaching

According to Superintendent Jon Felske, the district originally anticipated 4671 students for this school year. This makes the unofficial headcount of 4763 students done on 9/19 only about 55% of the total loss that was expected.

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