Michigan Education Association

MEA President Iris Salters' Labor Voices Columns from The Detroit News

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December 23, 2009 - Schools workers show giving spirit during holidays

October 28, 2009 - No more ineffective tax breaks

September 23, 2009 - School cuts today cost more later

August 26, 2009 - Michigan teachers already sacrifice for students

July 29, 2009 - Speaker's plan doesn't add up

June 24, 2009 - Teachers' work doesn't stop when school does

May 28, 2009 - Schools need good data to make fixes

April 22, 2009 - What true school reform means

March 27, 2009 - Invest federal stimulus in schools, not layoffs

February 27, 2009 - Individuals should lend helping hand to homeless (PDF)

January 30, 2009 - Retirement plan could spur school achievement (PDF)

December 26, 2008 - Uncle Sam should form partnerships with states, not play politics (PDF)

November 28, 2008 - Improving career training options remains key to jobs future (PDF)

October 24, 2008 - Public schools should shape students into engaged voters (PDF)

September 26, 2008 - Teachers aren't punching bags (PDF)

August 22, 2008 - Make graduation a higher priority (PDF)

July 25, 2008 - Who passes school test? (PDF)

June 27, 2008 - Jumpstart the economy by investing in schools (PDF)

May 23, 2008 - Raise bar but keep it relevant (PDF)

April 25, 2008 - Let's halt open season on public school workers (PDF)

March 28, 2008 - Michigan must confront dropout epidemic (PDF)

February 22, 2008 - Reading skills remain basis of success (PDF)

January 28, 2008 - How Michigan should improve schools (PDF)

December 28, 2007 - Schools need finances to teach kids the basics (PDF)

November 30, 2007 - Schools get conned on privatization (PDF)

October 26, 2007 -State should end tax giveaways (PDF)

September 21, 2007 - Restore character to Capitol (PDF)

August 24, 2007 - "Parents remain key to success in school" (PDF)

June 22, 2007 - "Teachers do work during the summer" (PDF)

May 25, 2007 - "School retirement system needs review" (PDF)

April 27, 2007 - "State must make college affordable" (PDF)

March 23, 2007 - "Repair school building inequality" (PDF)

February 23, 2007 - "Two extra pennies can save Michigan." (PDF)

January 26, 2007 - "Michigan needs creative budget fixes." (PDF)

December 22, 2006 - "Congress must fix faulty education law." (PDF)

November 24, 2006 - "Time to make tough budget choices." (PDF)

October 27, 2006 - "Elections, education linked: Many races pick officials whose decisions affect schools" (PDF)

 

 

Updated: November 5, 2010 9:59 AM