Tell lawmakers to say YES to fed education help

Last Friday’s virtual rally – viewed by thousands of people – reinforced the need for federal action to help schools prevent pandemic-driven budget cuts. Watch a new video with highlights from the rally, including supportive comments from U.S. Sen. Gary Peters – and be sure to contact your members of Congress to urge passage of the $175 billion needed nationally to help public education.

Unfortunately, there are those in the State Legislature who don’t want this much needed federal funding. House Resolution 267, sponsored by 10 Republican lawmakers, advocates against Congressional aid for schools. Take a moment to tell your state representative and state senator to oppose HR 267 and, instead, advocate with Congress for the passage of much needed funding for Michigan students and schools.

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School district cited and fined for COVID safety violations

South Lake Public Schools in Macomb County was cited and fined $9,800 last week by the state for COVID-19 safety violations. According to MIOSHA, the district was among eight workplaces cited and fined for violating workplace rules to protect employees and the public from the coronavirus. From the department’s Friday news release: “South Lake Public […]