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Troy science teacher publishes report on effectiveness of various studying techniques

Judy Gail Armstrong-Hall

Students have different techniques when it comes to studying for tests, and some are more effective than others. 

Dr. Dalton’s ‘Hot Chocolate Club’ helps ESL students at Lansing school

Dr. Robert Dalton

Robert Dalton starts his day at Lansing’s Everett High School with his “Hot Chocolate Club” at 7 a.m. His students know they can stop by and get some help with a homework assignment, practice their English and check out the latest soccer scores — all with a cup of hot chocolate.

Scam alert: MEA members should beware of fake association con

It has come to our attention that a right wing, anti-union group has been soliciting MEA members in Livingston County, urging them to disaffiliate from the MEA.

CMU professor Paul Hernandez: Every child deserves a chance

Paul Hernandez, associate professor of sociology at Central Michigan University

 

Paul Hernandez began his journey as a gang member on the rough streets of Los Angeles.

At school, he watched administrators and teachers direct their attention to the students who were on a college track and disregard the idea that he might have higher aspirations, too.

Keep up to date with legislative happenings with MEA's bill tracker

The 2013-14 legislative session is well underway, and the Legislature has introduced more than 20 bills affecting teachers, education support staff and students. 

Cat in the Hat makes a ‘purrfect’ Friday for kids at two Michigan schools

Children, teachers and education support professionals at two Michigan schools had plenty to meow about Friday, as Dr. Seuss’ “Cat in the Hat” made stops at Green Acres Elementary School in Warren and Pattengill Middle School in Lansing as part of NEA’s Read Across America Day.

AFL-CIO President Swift in Detroit News’ Labor Voices: Gov. Snyder, restore funding to our schools

Once again, our state budget is full of unnecessary hardships for working families. Those hardships are most readily apparent when it comes to education funding. Either Michigan's children just aren't a priority for Gov. Rick Snyder or he is one tough nerd in need of a very basic arithmetic lesson.

 

Labor Voices: Gov. Snyder, restore funding to our schools

Once again, our state budget is full of unnecessary hardships for working families. Those hardships are most readily apparent when it comes to education funding. Either Michigan's children just aren't a priority for Gov. Rick Snyder or he is one tough nerd in need of a very basic arithmetic lesson.

Report shows charters fare no better than traditional public schools

In yet another blow to "reform" advocates who claim the superiority of charter schools, a new report shows that charter schools largely mirror traditional public schools in terms of student test scores.

GOP's K-12 cuts result in Pontiac schools running out of toilet paper

The massive underfunding of public education by Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan Legislature has created an untenable crisis for educators in yet another Michigan school district. 

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