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MEA and AFT Michigan Praise Education Finance Study; call for Legislative action

For many years, MEA members - experts on the front lines of Michigan's public schools - have decried the unstable, inequitable, and inadequate nature of education funding in our state.  In the wake of the $1 billion in public education cuts in 2011, the impacts of our broken school funding system have been felt in communities across the state, at every level of our education system.  

AFT Michigan, MEA praise Education Finance Study; call for Legislative action

LANSING — For many years, members of both the Michigan Education Association and AFT Michigan — experts on the front lines of Michigan’s public schools — have decried the unstable, inequitable, and inadequate nature of education funding in our state.  In the wake of the $1 billion in public education cuts in 2011, the impacts of our broken school funding system have been felt in communities across the state, at every level of our education system.  
            

Large Numbers Turn Out to Protest Snyder’s 3% Appeal in Statewide Events

Just as hundreds of protesters gathered elsewhere across the state, about 200 school employees, school retirees, and their supporters in Grand Rapids waved handmade signs and chanted at a busy intersection during rush hour on Wednesday to demand Gov. Rick Snyder stop appealing the 3 percent retirement case. 
 

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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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