MEA Member Benefit of the Week – An advocate for public education

You are a member of the state’s strongest professional labor union. MEA is your voice—whether at the bargaining table, at the Capitol, or in communications—that speaks for a quality education for all students; the working conditions and rights of public school employees; and the future of our state.

SBE adopts goals to make Michigan a top 10 education state

State Superintendent Brian Whiston’s plan to make Michigan a Top 10 education state within 10 years depends on seven Strategic Goals which the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted this week. Formal presentations to Whiston and the SBE over the past four months from a variety of education groups and stakeholders—including MEA and AFT Michigan—provided the basis for development of the Goals.