Episode #110 - January 4th, 2017
This week we speak with staff and students at The Excel Center in South Bend, Indiana, and sit down with Michigan State Representative, Dave Pagel. We also revisit Plymouth Schools to learn about technology use in the classroom.
Original Airdate: January 04, 2017

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  • January 4th, 2017 Photo Justin Zobrosky, Randy Beachy, Mike Gallo, Whitney Parkes, Jess Lacay, Hebly Rodriguez More Information

    The Excel Center

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    Did you know that there are roughly 24,000 people in St. Joe County without a high school diploma? The Excel Center in South Bend, Indiana helps individuals reclaim education goals and succession.

    Guests:

    1. Justin ZobroskyThe Excel Center
    2. Randy BeachyThe Excel Center
    3. Mike GalloThe Excel Center
    4. Whitney ParkesThe Excel Center
    5. Jess LacayThe Excel Center
    6. Hebly RodriguezThe Excel Center

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  • January 4th, 2017 Photo Dan Tyree, Megan Orr, Amy Schmeltz, Taylor Drake, Geoff Scheetz, Mason Young, Zane Cooper, Luis Herrera Jr., Amy Walker, Jordan Brown More Information

    Plymouth Schools

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    City: Plymouth, IN
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    We speak with Plymouth Schools about the use of technology in the classroom and how this is impacting learning.

    Guests:

    1. Dan TyreeSuperintendent of Plymouth Schools
    2. Megan OrrPlymouth High School
    3. Amy SchmeltzPlymouth High School
    4. Taylor DrakePlymouth High School
    5. Geoff ScheetzJefferson Elementary School
    6. Mason YoungJefferson Elementary School
    7. Zane CooperRiverside Intermediate School
    8. Luis Herrera Jr.Riverside Intermediate School
    9. Amy WalkerLincoln Jr. High
    10. Jordan BrownLincoln Jr. High

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    Representative Dave Pagel

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    City: Galena, KS
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    Representative Dave Pagel is in his second term representing the 78th District in Lansing and he took some time to sit down with reporter, Monica Murphy. He talks to us about his opinion of charter schools.

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    1. Representative Dave PagelBerrien County, Michigan

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