Shape up or be fired: That’s what could happen to teachers deemed ineffective under a proposed system to be considered by state lawmakers.
By the 2015-16 school year, teachers in Michigan could be fired after two straight years of ineffectiveness from evaluations of their classroom practices, mixed in with the test scores of their students.
A West Michigan teacher says she was targeted because she stripped during a leave of absence.
The Republican-crafted spending plan affects many corners of Michigan life — from how much it will cost to hunt and fish, to fixing deteriorating roads, to lengthening the school year.
More than two dozen teachers laid off in the financially troubled Buena Vista Schools district will return to work on Monday.
Inskter Public Schools are apparently without a superintendent Wednesday morning, and the district’s teachers may soon be out of a job as well.
A shuttered school district that says it can’t afford to pay its teachers plans to remain closed until further notice.
Teachers and other staff in the Pontiac School District are met Friday night to address the fact that they’ve been told they may not get paychecks next week.
A Michigan school district that says it can’t afford to pay its teachers has decided to lay off employees and cancel classes Tuesday as it works on a plan to educate students.
A report is expected by June recommending a statewide teacher evaluation system that could be in place for the 2014-15 school year.