WKAR-TV’s Statewide Broadcast Focuses on the Education Funding Crisis

 EAST LANSING, MI – WKAR-TV will present a special, hour-long edition of Off the Record examining the crisis in Michigan’s K-12 education funding. Senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick will anchor the special, airing Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. on WKAR-TV and on many other public television stations at the following times:

WNMU – Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m.
WTVS – Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m.
WDCQ – Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m.
WCMU – Monday, May 21, at 8 p.m.
WFUM – Monday, May 21, at 9 p.m.
WGVU – Monday, May 21, at 9 p.m.

Michigan’s Education Funding Crisis: An Off the Record Special explores critical issues and the impact that proposed short and long term education budget cuts will have on Michigan’s public schools.

Guests confirmed at press time include Mike Flanagan, Michigan’s State School Superintendent; Joan Sergent, Executive Director, Tri-County Alliance for Public Education; Iris Salters, President, Michigan Education Association and Tim Melton (D), who represents Congressional District 29 (Pontiac) and services on the Education, Energy and Technology, New Education and Quality of Life and Tax Policy committees.

Prior to the program, viewers may submit their questions and comments for the panel via email at “OTR@wkar.org”.

    The program will also be available live on WKAR.org and archived for on-demand computer viewing the following day. To view the webcast, visit WKAR.org. RealPlayer software is required for viewing live and on-demand media at WKAR.org. Help and free download information is available at the site.