Fiscal Impact of Delaying SB 817

The proposed delay of the performance evaluation system for teachers and administrators could result in some savings for the fiscal year 2014-15 budget; however, the extent of those savings is unknown, and any savings in FY 2014-15 would have to...

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Legislative Analysis of House Bills 5223 & 5224

The bills would amend the Revised School Code to describe the performance and practice evaluation requirements for administrators and public school teachers. The bills are tie-barred so that neither could go into effect unless the other...

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Making Michigan the comeback state (Op.-Ed.)

The governor laid out a diverse agenda for 2014 in his fourth State of the State address Thursday night. While he mentioned a few new issues, Gov. Rick Snyder’s focus was more on what he has accomplished — as well as wrapping...

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