PA 312, the state’s binding arbitration law, could undergo dramatic changes with the passage of HB 4522 yesterday. PA 312 has been used since 1969 to settle labor disputes in municipal police and fire departments.
Sandi Jacobs, Vice President of the National Council on Teacher Quality, a teacher reform group, testified before the House Education Committee and urged legislators to take their time implementing any new evaluation system for Michigan teachers.
Answers to common questions about House Bills 4625-4628, including: What is the current status of these bills? Could "good teachers" lose their jobs if these bills become law? Could I be fired for reasons that have nothing to do with job performance?