Assistance available for federal school safety grants

In response to violence in schools, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act was passed in 2022 with the purpose of providing schools across the country with billions of dollars in grants to help make schools safer.

The Greenlights Grant Initiative (GGI) is helping to get those funds spent in America’s schools.

A project launched this summer by Matthew and Camila McConnaughey’s “Just Keep Livin Foundation,” GGI was created to help schools navigate complex government grant processes and, in some cases, pay for grant writing.




Fix teacher evaluation NOW

Ask legislators to support bill fixing teacher evaluations Teacher evaluations are broken — and it’s time to fix them. The state Legislature is expected to take up legislation this fall to do just that by making teacher evaluations more fair and constructive. Senate Bill 395, introduced by state Sen. Dayna Polehanki (an MEA member and […]

Statement from MEA President on UAW working toward a contract settlement

EAST LANSING — Michigan Education Association President Chandra Madafferi, a teacher from Oakland County, released the following statement Friday: “We hope a resolution can be found soon in the contract negotiations between the UAW and the Detroit Three automakers. The economic impacts of a drawn-out work stoppage would be devastating for our local communities, including […]