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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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Amid growth of Michigan charter schools, teachers often less experienced

Teachers at Michigan charter schools average three years of experience — a stark contrast to traditional public school teachers who average 11 years of classroom experience. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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DPS teachers learning before school

In the days before the start of the school year, Detroit teachers are the ones learning. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Rose City teachers who supported colleague in sex case keep jobs

A school board member and six teachers who have been ostracized in Rose City for supporting a former middle school teacher convicted of having sex with an eighth-grader will keep their posts despite angry calls for their terminations. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Ex-business manager for Detroit teachers union charged with bank fraud

A former business manager for the Detroit Federation of Teachers has been charged with bank fraud in a federal indictment, accused of writing checks totaling thousands of dollars to herself or others. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Buena Vista says back-to-work teachers to be paid June 7

The Buena Vista School District defended itself Friday against claims that without warning it did not pay its 28 teachers, despite a $ 400,000 cash infusion from the state to reopen the struggling district for the remainder of the school year. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Teachers union says Buena Vista district didn’t pay teachers

The Buena Vista School District defended itself Friday against claims that without warning it did not pay its 28 teachers, despite a $ 400,000 cash infusion from the state to reopen the struggling district for the remainder of the school year. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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