The Michigan Department of Education recently released its list of documented education-related employee shortages, clearing the path for retirees qualified in those disciplines to return to work in schools without jeopardizing their pensions.
East Lansing, Mich., April 20, 2016 — The Michigan Education Association today announced the recipients of the 2016 MEA Scholarships, honoring exemplary public school students from across the state who will be attending a Michigan public university next fall.
MEA is involved in the petition campaign to place an Earned Sick Time measure on the November ballot, and we need your help.
A package of bills has been introduced in the House and Senate aimed at eliminating the use of seclusion and restraint in the classroom except for last-resort emergency situations (HB 5409-5418). The legislation would require districts to provide staff training in how to avoid using the techniques to manage student behavior.
MEA continues to engage in behind-the-scenes negotiations regarding the restructuring of Detroit Public Schools and statewide third-grade reading requirements.