Just in case you have further questions or missed our meeting yesterday, here is the link to the 2019 Employee Benefit presentation. Open enrollment begins May 6th! Let your Exec Board know if you have any questions.
We will be meeting tonight starting at 4:00 pm in the Stout Team Planning Room. There will be many topics covered, the most important will be our health insurance with Kim Nicolson. Hope to see everyone there!
We are currently still in a lawsuit with the state to get the real interest from the 3% that was held from us. Mark Cousens seems to think that we have a good chance at winning. Also, please be aware that Project Veritas (the group known for ACORN, Mary Landrieu incident, and others) is […]
Education Week (3/22) reports the bill preserves $2 billion in funding for Title II teacher development programs “despite President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate the program entirely.” The Trump administration argued that the program is ineffective, but “the proposal to eliminate Title II sparked backlash among the education community,” with advocates saying “state and district […]
Hope you can join us tonight for our General Membership Meeting. The meeting will be held at William Ford, starting at 4:00 pm
A Panel Discussion featuring Regional Superintendents Michigan Legislators This discussion will focus on – Can we reverse the academic decline in Michigan’s schools without addressing the funding issue? A recent report released by the US Department of Education notes that Michigan increased spending on prisons more than five times faster than it did on public […]
You may be getting calls and emails from legislators concerning House Bill 5355. Below is the content of a memo that several education groups will be circulating to legislators. MASA opposes House Bill 5355 and its impact on school budgets. The legislation would change the MPSERS system payment method from a level percentage of payroll […]
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The Senate Education Committee kicked off the week with a hearing Tuesday on legislation that would expand the scope of Michigan’s current education savings account (ESA) program (which currently covers only higher education) to include education-related expenses for K-12 students (e.g. pay-to-play fees, tutoring, field trip costs, and similar supplementary education services). Michigan’s constitutional prohibition […]