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School leaders applaud Senate for dropping school employee retirement package

School leaders applaud Senate for dropping school employee retirement package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 School leaders applaud Senate for dropping school employee retirement package Proposal, if passed, would have had devastating financial consequences for school districts   LANSING, Mich. — School leaders praised the Michigan Senate’s decision today to abandon a package of bills that would have cost taxpayers billions of dollars

School Boards Urge Legislature: “Support—Don’t Punish—Students who Struggle with Reading”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 17, 2016   School Boards Urge Legislature: “Support—Don’t Punish—Students who Struggle with Reading” Growing number of school boards voice strong support for the Senate-passed version of “third grade reading” bill   LANSING, Mich. — The Tri-County Alliance for Public Education announced the first nine school boards to adopt resolutions supporting

Superintendents praise passage of senate bills to reduce red tape for schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 28, 2016   Superintendents praise passage of senate bills to reduce red tape for schools LANSING—Superintendents from Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties today praised passage of Senate Bills 754-767 which would reduce red tape for schools by eliminating unnecessary and redundant reports and streamlining reporting requirements.   “This legislation means

Metro Detroit superintendents praise Pavlov educator evaluation bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 20, 2015   Metro Detroit superintendents praise Pavlov educator evaluation bill Legislation preserves local control, helps kids learn   LANSING – Superintendents from Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties today praised Sen. Phil Pavlov for his leadership on teacher evaluation legislation. His legislation, Senate Bill 103, is headed to Gov. Rick

Avondale School District’s award-winning Arts program featured in new mini-documentary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 29, 2015   AUBURN HILLS – The Tri-County Alliance for Public Education today unveiled a mini-documentary highlighting the award-winning visual and performing arts programs at Avondale School District, which has overcome financial challenges and thrived due to strong support from the local community. TCA developed the 5-minute documentary to highlight

In public schools across Michigan, amazing things are happening.

DISCOVERING THE ARTS: Avondale Community Schools – [“It’s About Kids!”] At Avondale School District, a community rallies to preserve a visual and performing arts program. The program wins an award and students discover creative self-expression that translates to critical skills and professional development. This is Avondale’s story. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ THE BAND MARCHES ON: New Haven Community

New Haven Community Schools’ awarding-winning music program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 26, 2015 New Haven Community Schools’ awarding-winning music program featured in new mini-documentary NEW HAVEN – Tri-County Alliance for Public Education today unveiled a mini-documentary highlighting the award-winning music program at New Haven Community Schools, which was resurrected just four years ago through enormous support from the community. TCA developed

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