Go to a school board meeting in Manistique, and you’ll most likely see John Barry sitting in the audience – or standing at the microphone – no matter if the agenda includes anything related to his duties as president of his ESP local or not.
The tireless fight of Ishpeming bus drivers to beat back recent privatization efforts was highlighted in the opening of the 2017 MEA ESP Conference – with an appropriate theme: “Make Every Connection Matter.”
Michigan would lose more than $150 million in education funding under the Trump administration’s budget plan unveiled last week, which would slash federal investment in public education programs by a whopping 13.5 percent for the upcoming fiscal year.
How would a ban on bargaining school calendar and schedule negatively affect your district and community? Let your House representative know – and help stop House Bill 4163!
Grants are available to help leaders in K-12 schools build healthier communities by bringing healthy eating and physical activity opportunities to schools and classrooms.
If you think it’s not worth your time to comment on Michigan’s draft plan for implementing the new federal law known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – think again.
While every March is Reading Month, critical reading skills have taken on even greater importance recently given the third-grade reading legislation passed by the Michigan Legislature last year.
A three-member Senate subcommittee will review graduation requirements to determine if the Michigan Merit curriculum needs updating.
A bill to prohibit school calendar and schedule as a bargaining topic is expected to move from a state House committee this week – it’s time to contact your state representatives, and get parents and other interested community members involved.