When it’s just 18 degrees outside, Traverse City Area Public Schools bus driver Marti Alvarez is used to kids complaining about the cold. But one kindergarten child who climbed aboard the bus on a late February morning was different.
The late Larry Chunovich, who served as MEA president from 1983-1991, experienced his 15 minutes of national fame in 1990 when seven giggling teenage girls burst into the Kansas City, Missouri, hotel room where he was staying as a delegate to the NEA convention.
In honor of Reading Month, hHigh school students in Portland are using improvisational theater to encourage their elementary-age peers to read for fun.
Passage of revamped educator evaluation laws last year appeared to be a new beginning — one where the Legislature’s idea of education reform wasn’t simply a veiled attack on school employee unions.
On Wednesday, the Michigan Department of Education released a list of nearly 100 schools that have improved significantly enough to be removed from the list of Focus Schools with the largest achievement gaps between the highest and lowest performing students.