Gambling Package Could Mean More Money for Schools 

A bill package to revamp Michigan’s gambling laws to allow internet gaming and sports betting passed the state House and Senate this week. It is now on its way to the governor for her signature. Some research claims the changes could bring well over $50 million additional for schools each year. More realistic estimates, using […]

Tune in this Saturday for Public Education Forum with Presidential Candidates

This Saturday, December 14, NEA will be co-hosting a public education forum with presidential candidates focused on economic, racial, and social justice. Answering questions from educators, parents, and students about how they will support strong public schools will be Sen. Michael Bennet, Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, […]

Budget Deal Heads to Governor’s Desk

A supplemental budget bill awaits Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s signature after lawmakers this week approved a deal that restores money for isolated schools and autism services and increases funding for school literacy coaches. The spending measure ends a two-month standoff between Whitmer and legislative leaders. It increases the total budget by $573.5 million, including an additional $70.5 […]