Attend Whitmer Winter Warm-Ups in Detroit and Flint on Saturday

To ensure all Michiganders get the experience the excitement of the inauguration of the Whitmer-Gilchrist administration, four “Whitmer Winter Warm-Ups” are planned for early 2019, including the first two this Saturday in Detroit and Flint. Learn more and RSVP at michigantransition.org/inauguration – Gov. Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Gilchrist will be at both events. Attendees are…

Statement of MEA President Paula Herbart on passage of “A-F” grading bill

EAST LANSING – The following can be attributed to MEA President Paula Herbart regarding the State House’s passage of HB 5526: “Early this morning, the House of Representatives passed another so-called ‘education reform’ bill that does nothing to support struggling schools or increase student achievement.  HB 5526, mandating A-F letter grades for Michigan schools, would abandon…

Tell Reps – VOTE NO on “innovative schools” bills that create new commission, vouchers

A new “shadow State Board” and a “cafeteria-style” school voucher program could be created if the House passes so-called “innovative schools” legislation. New intel is that the bills could come up for a vote on the House floor TODAY. Please call or email your lawmakers TODAY and urge them to oppose HBs 6314-6315. In concert with the proposed A-F…