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Register for Understanding the Corporate Lobbies’ Attack on Public Education

Over the past decade, unions have been under attack in state legislatures across the country.  At the same time, there have been dramatic cuts in essential services, including both K-12 and higher education.  And while unions have been the target...
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Register for Professional Development Workshop: Core Skills of Listening and Speaking

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 Start Time: 8:30am Ending Time: 4:00pm Location:2661 E Jefferson Detroit, MI 48207 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/589888157fd9180c492a0fe5...
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Register for Michigan Progressive Summit

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 Start Time: 1:47pm Ending Time: 1:47pm Location:Lansing, MI 48915 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/58bac58a4697182709c468b1...
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Register for February 2017 Lecturer Meeting

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017 Start Time: 12:00pm Ending Time: 2:00pm Location: For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/588837981c24b82050f8d39f...
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Supporting our students in the classroom and community

Updated to include more resources. Since the presidential election, there has been an uptick in bullying nationwide. Many teachers and staff  have reported feelings of fear, tension and actions that appear to amplify a message of hate and intolerance in...
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Register for Questions that Invigorates and Sustains Productivity in the Classroom

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Start Time: 4:30pm Ending Time: 7:00pm Location:2661 East Jefferson Detroit, MI 48207 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/5886784e2f5434ef4badc0fc...
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AFT Michigan Statement on Governor’s Proposed Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan February 8, 2017 AFT Michigan Statement on Governor’s Proposed Budget Union speaks out for prioritizing Pre-K through college public education  LANSING — Today, Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled his proposed budget for the coming fiscal...
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Harden brings the voices of teachers at charter schools to DC for DeVos hearings

Michigan Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff – Michigan ACTS Vice President & CCA ACTS Chair Tashaune Harden spoke in DC today about why Betsy DeVos should not be confirmed as Education Secretary....
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AFT Michigan and MEA Presidents call for Gov. Snyder to protect, enhance school funding in State of the State

LANSING — With infrastructure challenges likely the focus of tonight’s State of the State address, members of the state’s two school employee unions are hoping to hear a commitment from Gov. Rick Snyder that much-needed repairs won’t come at the...
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Register for Professional Development Workshop: Strategies for Creating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017 Start Time: 8:30am Ending Time: 4:00am Location:2661 E Jefferson Detroit, MI 48207 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/583c6789dc8191ef2ddfadeb...
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