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Detroit Teacher - July 2013

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • Goodfellows Names Teacher of the Year
  • More Evaluations Done, But Not Well
  • Year of Triumph Despite Turmoil
  • Measuring Student Growth
  • DFT Honors Building Reps

and more....[Download here].

Detroit Teacher - June 2013

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • DFT Mobilizes Members
  • Why is DPS Killing Off the Neighborhood High School?
  • Where is the State's Accountability?
  • New Grievance Procedure at DPS

and more...[click here].

Detroit Teacher - May 2013

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • DFT Gets Reimbursement for Members
  • Settlement Reached over Evaluations and Recalls
  • Michigan Marches Toward Mediocrity
  • Learning How to be a Man

and more [Download here].

Detroit Teacher - April 2013

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • DFT Votes to Keep Collective Bargaining
  • Membership Says, "DFT is Still My Union"
  • Detroit Teacher Wins Top Technology Educator
  • Life Under an Emergency Manager
  • Teachers' Generosity is Not a Cliche'

and more...[Download here].

Detroit Teacher - March 2013

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • DFT Conducts Listening Tour
  • Update on DFT Lawsuit
  • Thinking of Retiring This Year?
  • Don't Forget the You in Union

and more...[Download here].

Detroit Teacher - February 2013

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • Where Do We Go From Here?
  • Lack of Leadership is Destroying DPS
  • Evaluations: Cloudy but Serious Business
  • I Love to Teach, But I Hate My Job

and more....[Download here].

Detroit Teacher - January 2013

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • Right to Work Goal? Silencing the Working Class
  • Keep the Guns Away from Schools
  • DPS Evaluation System Fails the Test
  • Teachers Stand Up for Themselves at Evaluation Appeals

and more...download here PDF icon jan2013.pdf.

Detroit Teacher - December 2012

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • Johnson Wins DFT Election
  • DFT Files Lawsuit Over Improper Layoffs
  • Legislating Inequality
  • Carver Teacher Wins Teacher of the Year
  • More to do After Retirement

and more...PDF icon dec2012.pdf

Election Issue for 2012 DFT Officers Election

The 2012 DFT Election of Officers, Trustees and Executive Board Members will be held via mail from Nov. 19-29. Ballots will be arriving in your home mailboxes around Nov. 16. If you do not receive your ballot by Nov. 20, call DFT dues clerk Barbara Downey at 313-875-3500 ext. 6. See a list of candidates and their statements. [Download here]

Detroit Teacher - November 2012

News in this issue of The Detroit Teacher:

  • Vote Yes on Proposal 2
  • Good News on DPS Enrollment
  • District is Recalling, Issuing Layoffs
  • Is the Financial Emergency Over?
  • Men's Group Forms at Carleton

and more...[download here].