Let's make our voices heard next week!

Across Michigan on Wednesday, Aug. 3, MEA and AFT Michigan members will gather together in their communities to protest Gov. Rick Snyder's frivolous appeal of a court ruling that school employees are owed 3% of their salary that the state illegally stole from paychecks.


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UPDATED - After a five year legal fight over the 3 percent withheld from school employees paychecks – a fight that may not be done if the state appeals the most recent decision in the case – we know MEA members have questions about what this means for them.  So, MEA has developed this frequently asked questions document to address some of those questions to the best of our ability, with the caveat that there are still many unknowns. Stay tuned here for updates as more information becomes available, and for answers to additional questions that come up.

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Educators who want a voice in the sweeping new federal law replacing No Child Left Behind have a chance now to get involved - and it's urgent that they do.


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Important changes are in the works for every aspect of education policy in Michigan, and educators are needed to review plans and give feedback.


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Michigan needs to spend more money on education across the board to help school districts boost student achievement, and additional per-pupil funding for special needs students should be added on top of that, according to a long-awaited state-commissioned report issued today.
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