GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (GRPS) — Grand Rapids Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Leadriane Roby sat down for an in-depth, wide-ranging interview with MLive last week.

The interview conducted by education reporter Melissa Frick aimed to explore the day’s pressing issues surrounding guns being confiscated in school buildings this year, the Facilities Master Plan, and the bond vote expected to take place in November.

Follow the links below to see articles and video from the interview.

MLive: Grand Rapids superintendent wants parents to weigh in on guns and school safety at forum

MLive: Grand Rapids plans to ask district voters for $305M bond to improve school facilities