National Teachers Union To Handle Day-To-Day Operations In DetroitThe American Federation of Teachers has voted to assume day-to-day operations of the Detroit Federation of Teachers union.
Snyder Signs Law Outlining New Teacher Evaluation Standards Based Partly On Student Test ScoresThe annual evaluation will center primarily on educators' performance and include a classroom observation component.
Student Test Scores To Impact Teacher Evaluations Under New Framework Passed By Michigan HouseA new state framework for evaluating teachers and school administrators could take effect this academic year.
Study: Detroit Ranks As One Of the Nation's Top Cities For TeachersAccording to research firm ValuePenguin, Detroit ranks third in the United States as a "best city for teachers" among cities with 500,000 residents or more.
Hundreds Of Detroit Teachers Shorted On Paychecks Due To 'Technical Issues'Teachers union president Steve Conn said some teachers weren't paid at all.
Michigan Senate Approves New Teacher Evaluation Standards Based Partially On Student Test ScoresThe bill would initially base 25% of an evaluation on student growth and testing data, rising to 40% in 2018-19 and beyond.
Michigan Senate To OK Teacher Evaluation ChangesTeacher evaluations would be based in part on students' standardized test scores, including how they progress over the year.
18 Detroit Schools Forced To Close As Teachers Rally In Lansing Against Snyder's 'Reprehensible' New Education Plan"This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools."
Taylor Teachers Opposed To Union Win Contract ChallengeA state labor board says a 10-year contract between a Detroit-area school district and employees was a "reckless" attempt to get around Michigan's right-to-work law.
Emergency Manager: Detroit School District May Need LayoffsThe layoffs might be needed to help close a deficit of about $170 million.
Roads Top Michigan Legislature's Lame-Duck AgendaMichigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.
Judge: Michigan Teachers Can Exit Union AnytimeMichigan'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.