MEA Voice Magazine – February-March 2023 Issue

Click to view online. In this issue: Letter to Members: Good changes afoot MY VIEW- Year’s Resolution 2023: Know Thyself DeVos-backed voucher scheme petitions withdrawn From Classrooms to Committee Chairs: Educators in Position to Shape Education Agenda Key MEA Legislative Priorities for 2023 Key MEA Legislative Priorities for 2023: Student Academic Support Key MEA Legislative […]

Key MEA Legislative Priorities for 2023

From school safety and student mental health to curriculum flexibility and overhauling how public education is paid for in Michigan, there is a long list of pro-education policies that the Legislature and Gov. Whitmer need to address over the long term. MEA’s legislative agenda for the coming years is set by the MEA Legislation Commission, […]

Letter to Members: Good changes afoot

By now we’ve all heard much conversation about what it means that voters in the last election handed Democrats control of the Michigan Legislature with a Democratic governor at the helm for the first time in 40 years. Less has been written about another result that has never happened before: Educators now chair the most […]

Whitmer budget proposal continues historic investment from preschool to post-secondary

Yesterday, Gov. Whitmer proposed a $20.9 billion education budget for the coming year — continuing a string of historic funding increases that, if enacted by the Legislature, would total a 22% increase since she took office four years ago.  This long-needed funding sets up students, educators and schools for success in the long term. Note […]

MEA Roundtable Discussions on LGBTQIA Issues

You are cordially invited to an upcoming MEA Roundtable Discussion for members who identify as LGBTQIA+. Each of the roundtable events will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. and will offer a safe and welcoming atmosphere, regardless of how you identify. Dinner will be served. Register here. Feb. 27, 2023 4341 S Westnedge Ave Kalamazoo, MI 48390 Inclement weather […]