MEA applauds passage of Senate Bill 122

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 25, 2019 Contact: Doug Pratt, MEA Director of Public Affairs, 517-337-5508   EAST LANSING – The Michigan Education Associationtoday issued the following statement applauding the state House for passing Senate Bill 122, which would delay a drastic increase in the weight student test scores have on teachers’ evaluations, making the…

#RedForEd Reality Checks – Ideas, talking points and more

Michigan educators must organize opportunities to share their stories in their communities and shine a light on why public education needs increased education funding. Get the background you need to make your voice heard through a #RedForEd Reality Check, including background research, ideas for events, talking points and more. Most importantly, be sure to share…

A Teach-in for Freedom

By Rick Joseph Michigan Teacher of the Year 2015-16 I recently had the honor of presenting at the Teach-In for Freedom in El Paso, Texas. As I gathered with teachers from around the country on President’s Day, I felt an immense sense of gratitude for the opportunity to share the realities of refugee youth who represent the…