MEA applauds passage of Senate Bill 122

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 25, 2019 Contact: Doug Pratt, MEA Director of Public Affairs, 517-337-5508   EAST LANSING – The Michigan Education Associationtoday issued the following statement applauding the state House for passing Senate Bill 122, which would delay a drastic increase in the weight student test scores have on teachers’ evaluations, making the…

Attend Whitmer Winter Warm-Ups in Detroit and Flint on Saturday

To ensure all Michiganders get the experience the excitement of the inauguration of the Whitmer-Gilchrist administration, four “Whitmer Winter Warm-Ups” are planned for early 2019, including the first two this Saturday in Detroit and Flint. Learn more and RSVP at michigantransition.org/inauguration – Gov. Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Gilchrist will be at both events. Attendees are…

Statement of MEA President Paula Herbart on passage of “A-F” grading bill

EAST LANSING – The following can be attributed to MEA President Paula Herbart regarding the State House’s passage of HB 5526: “Early this morning, the House of Representatives passed another so-called ‘education reform’ bill that does nothing to support struggling schools or increase student achievement.  HB 5526, mandating A-F letter grades for Michigan schools, would abandon…