When determining how to address issues like student testing or teacher evaluation, the Michigan Education Association believes asking the experts on the front lines for their insight is the right approach for policymakers.
Along with other mid-Michigan MEA members, Lansing teacher Holly Daniels braved bitter cold temperatures at a protest outside the Capitol building Tuesday evening to show her support for Flint children poisoned by drinking lead-contaminated water.
“I worry about what the long-term effects are going to be on these kids who drank water that was so contaminated for so long,” Daniels said.
Karen Christian urges Snyder to lay out detailed plan to support Flint kids
LANSING, Jan. 18, 2016 — Karen Christian, math intervention teacher at Potter Elementary School in Flint Community Schools and president of United Teachers of Flint, is calling on Gov. Rick Snyder to lay out a detailed plan to support Flint students in Tuesday’s State of the State address. Christian will attend the speech and is available for media interviews on Tuesday evening in Lansing and via telephone.