Statement from MEA President on announcement of ‘Michigan v. DeVos’ lawsuit

EAST LANSING —  The following statement can be attributed to MEA President Paula Herbart following the announcement of the “Michigan v. DeVos” lawsuit:

“Once again, our state leaders are standing up for Michigan public school students and their families.  This lawsuit, filed by our state’s outstanding Attorney General Dana Nessel, will help ensure that Betsy DeVos’ plan to funnel public tax dollars to private and religious schools through the CARES act pandemic funding is stopped.  On behalf of our 120,000 public school employee members, I thank the Governor and Attorney General for challenging DeVos’ shameful backdoor voucher plan to fund private and religious schools during this pandemic.”

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