June 19, 2019

By PAULA HERBART/President – Michigan Education Association

Unions learned an important lesson decades ago: collective action gets results.

Tuesday, educators from the Michigan Education Association and American Federation of Teachers Michigan — along with parents, students, and other public education supporters

As spring heads into summer, state budget negotiations will heat up along with the weather—especially given big differences between the education priorities of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican leaders in the state House and Senate.

MEA member Robert Lurie feels a special connection to Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager whose diary became a classic of world literature after she perished in the Holocaust.

Lurie’s father was a Jewish American soldier who fought in World War II