Five months ago, MEA members in Charlotte faced disciplinary action for wearing “red-for-ed” shirts in coordination with each other. Scared but undeterred, they participated in a statewide “Wednesday Walk-in” last May despite the superintendent’s threats, and he eventually backed down.
During a recent community forum on education and urban issues, gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer had no shortage of examples to show what she would seek to change if elected.
Now that the comment period is over for controversial proposed changes to Michigan’s K-12 Social Studies standards, educators can apply to join a task force that will review public feedback and make recommendations.
The deadline to apply for the task force is noon on Wednesday.
For the second time in the 15-year tenure of Ferris State University President David Eisler, faculty members have approved a resolution of “No Confidence” in the FSU leader for his…
Students can’t learn and be successful in school when they’re hungry.
That’s why the NEA Foundation is partnering with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign on a new grant program to help educators bring more breakfast options to students.
The Detroit News editorial board chose to cut nearly a third of the column that MEA President Paula Herbart submitted for her monthly “Labor Voices” column, which appeared in the…
After months without action, House Bill 5707 – the bipartisan bill that would freeze the percentage of evaluations based on student growth at 25 percent instead of a planned increase to…
By Brenda Ortega
Students from a West Michigan high school recently returned from a Summer Science course out west with a dramatic tale of helping to rescue an incapacitated hiker in South Dakota’s Badlands National Park.
Redistricting, minimum wage, earned paid sick time and voting reform measures earn recommendation of state’s largest school employee union
EAST LANSING – At their last meeting, MEA’s Board of Directors voted to support four of the ballot measures that should appear on the November ballot and recommend that our members and other supporters of public education vote YES on these proposals.