The 38 schools threatened with closure by the state School Reform Office (SRO) could get a reprieve if they decide to enter into a partnership agreement with the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).
Many education advocates have expressed concern about a federal bill, H.R. 610, that would implement a nationwide voucher system and repeal nutrition standards for school lunches. However, NEA leadership is recommending our members not give undue attention to the bill, but remain vigilant about the threats that a Trump/DeVos administration mean for public schools nationwide.
A national NAACP task force studying education quality has been traveling the country gathering input from educators, parents, advocates, and policy experts – and the latest stop is Detroit for a hearing Wednesday night.