Algonac teacher to receive Habitat for Humanity house

Shrinking incomes are driving Michigan educators like ‘Coach Smitty’ into severe financial hardship — and some out of the profession entirely

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In a situation that spotlights the financial hardships endured by growing numbers of Michigan educators in recent years, a veteran St. Clair County teacher has been selected for a Habitat for Humanity home.