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Teacher’s spouse attacks sub at Detroit school

A Detroit teacher’s husband beat up a substitute teacher at Central Collegiate Academy Friday, and it happened while students were inside the classrooms. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Retiring Detroit teachers union chief starts new chapter in life

Detroit Federation of Teachers president Keith Johnson does not plan to spend much time resting during his retirement. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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MEA should be cheerleader for teachers, not bully

Martin Public Schools teacher Peter Boyd made a strategic decision last year. After 37 years in education, Boyd felt he wasn’t getting much out of his union dues. So in August 2013, the West Michigan science teacher left his teachers union. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit teachers union president to retire

Detroit — Keith Johnson, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, announced Thursday that he will retire after 21 years in leadership at the union. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Judge: Michigan teachers should be able to exit union anytime

Michigan’s largest teachers’ union should allow members to resign at any time and stop enforcing an annual one-month opt-out window, a state labor judge ruled, relying on the state’s right-to-work law that took effect last year. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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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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