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.
When Gov. Rick Snyder shifted away from the Flint water crisis in Tuesday’s State of the State address, he pivoted to other issues of significance to educators. He announced the formation of a Commission for 21st Century Education to examine structure, governance, and funding of education in the state.
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.