NEA President Dennis Van Roekel, a Phoenix secondary school teacher, said it subjects minority group students to "separate and unequal political processes that put undue burdens" on them.
The investigation is ongoing but so far, no one has been charged. Michigan is a stand-your-ground state and at a Saturday press conference inside Historic King Solomon Baptist Church, Rev. Charles Williams II took special aim at the law.
If ever someone merited a tribute, Congressman John Conyers Jr., the dean of the Congressional Black Caucus and second longest serving member in the history of the House, certainly fits the bill.
Fast food workers went on strike in a half dozen Michigan cities as well as over 60 cities, towns and suburbs nationwide, driving home how fast this movement for dignity and a 15 dollar an hour wage is spreading.
Add Michigan, barely, to the list of states implementing a key part of Obamacare, the expansion of Medicaid, known locally as the "Healthy Michigan" plan.
LANSING, Mich. - Pam Kirchens believes that a free quality public education is the cornerstone of a democratic society and that every child in Michigan deserves access to equal and excellent public education.
Detroit is far from the only community feeling the shock of the economic crisis.
The 58 Republicans who rammed through a 'right to work' for less bill were dwarfed by the 30,000 who descended today on the State Capitol to protest their assault on union rights.
Amid protests, arrests, a lockout from the state capitol building and a Democratic walkout, the GOP-run Michigan House passed a so-called "right to work" law on Dec. 6.
Republicans are shamefully using the lame duck legislative session to ram through extremist legislation to overhaul public education in radical and dangerous ways.