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Mackinac Center posts form online for teachers who want to resign from union

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy posted a form Friday on its website for Michigan Education Association members who want to resign their union membership during the union’s August window. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers

Dallas — Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Flint school district lays off teachers, staff

Flint — The public school district in Flint has laid off 12 teachers, three non-teaching staff and five paraprofessionals. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Midland schools brace for cuts, including teachers

Midland — The Midland Public Schools district is bracing for cuts, including some teacher jobs. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Teachers union chief blasts Detroit schools for loss of Head Start funding

The head of the Detroit teachers’ union is ‘livid’ over Detroit Public Schools’ failure to apply for Head Start funds on time and the subsequent loss of about 950 federally funded preschool spots in 56 classrooms. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Teachers need a shield law

Coming out of my junior high cafeteria, I got into a scrap with another boy. There were shoves, a few punches. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit charter school, teachers end work dispute

Teachers from Cesar Chavez Academy declared victory Tuesday after reaching a settlement with their charter manager, the Leona Group, over charges of unfair labor practices. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Parents, teachers speak against proposed special education changes in Michigan

At a public hearing in Detroit, parents and educators expressed anger, dismay and confusion Monday about proposed changes to how special education students are taught in Michigan. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit school district wants to hire 95 teachers

Detroit — Detroit Public Schools needs to immediately fill 95 teaching positions, the result of a large number of retirements and enrollment spikes across the district. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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DPS holds career fair for teachers

The Detroit Public Schools is hosting a teacher career fair to help fill nearly 100 new teaching positions. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Taylor teachers union wins round in dispute tied to Michigan’s Right to Work law

Taylor — A school district has won a key decision in a dispute over an unusual labor deal that was struck before the state’s Right to Work law began last year. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Questionable actions cost 2 Huron Valley teachers their jobs

Two middle school teachers are no longer employed by Huron Valley Schools after being accused of engaging in inappropriate behavior in an empty classroom, the district announced Thursday. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Some Michigan teachers protest union’s actions

— On the eve of the Legislature’s Thanksgiving break, three teachers went before a Senate committee to accuse their union of deception and intimidation. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Union shouldn’t bully teachers

Miriam Chanski is young and enthusiastic, and she’s the kind of teacher Michigan needs to preserve. Unfortunately, she’s not feeling much love from her union. In fact, she feels she’s been pushed around. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Michigan teachers allege union is thwarting their efforts to opt out

Several unfair labor practice complaints were filed against the Michigan Education Association on behalf of eight public school teachers who allege they have been bullied and intimidated for trying to exercise their rights under Michigan’s right to work law. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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