Nearly 2 million education jobs could be lost—unless the U.S. Senate acts

If the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic goes unchecked, the nation stands to lose 1.89 million education jobs over the next three years, according to a new analysis by the National Education Association. Stated another way, we could lose one-fifth of the workforce that powers public schools and higher education institutions. Those cuts…

Michigan sues DeVos over weakening of Title IX sexual assault protections

Michigan has sued U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, joining 17 other states in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s final rule that violates Title IX and weakens protections for sexual assault and harassment victims.  Attorney General Dana Nessel, with THE support and coordination of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, joined the fight against the…

Apply now to be appointed to state boards & commissions

There are hundreds of state boards, committees, commissions, councils and task forces that Gov. Whitmer needs to make appointments to – many of which impact the day-to-day lives of Michigan’s children and educators.  If you’re interested in being appointed to one of these state posts, you can apply online at www.michigan.gov/appointments.  Some of the positions…