By now you’ve probably seen or heard about a viral Facebook video that shows in the wake of Tuesday’s election. You might have heard about similar incidents being investigated in DeWitt Schools.
It’s official-Michigan’s new Speaker of the House, Rep. Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt), says one of his top priorities will be to come after educator pensions.
Changes are coming to education policy in Michigan, and several opportunities exist for MEA members and others to get involved.
Members of the Grosse Ile transportation union used a $500 MEA/NEA grant to support local athletic boosters in a show of solidarity and community spirit.
By law, Michigan public school districts can only employ teachers who have a valid teaching certificate for an instructional assignment. It can be a complicated process, and thankfully, MEA is here to help. MEA provides members with up-to-date information on state requirements for maintaining a teaching certificate in Michigan, and provides assistance to members when…
Starting this month, K-12 teachers will need to check the accuracy of their evaluation data from the last five years that will be uploaded to the state’s online database known as the Michigan Online Educator Certification System (MOECS). New state rules will tie some types of teacher certificate renewal and progression to effectiveness labels teachers…
Now that the divisive campaign season is behind us, lawmakers should use the lame-duck legislative session to unite and address Flint’s suffering. It is past time to fix the water crisis that continues to damage the lives of Flint residents.