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You’ll find information on a number of high priority bills under consideration.


Knezek Offers Resolution Demanding Snyder Drop the Appeal and Return our 3 Percent

Sen. David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) introduced on March 29 SR 37, a resolution demanding Gov. Rick Snyder return the money taken illegally from school employees’ paychecks from 2010-12, the subject of a seven-year court battle led by AFT Michigan and the Michigan Education Association.

Three separate courts have found the law in violation of the state constitution, as it forced the deduction of 3 percent of school employees’ wages


WHAT'S NEW: DPS Superintendent candidate under fire as school board considers him (WXYZ-TV 7)



"I know some of the teachers are going to ask, why did he leave Detroit?” said Ivy Bailey, Detroit Federation of Teachers - DFT Local 231, president.



MARCH 22--The American Federation of Teachers Detroit, at the request of its members, called on the Detroit Board of Education to extend Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather an opportunity to interview as a finalist for the Detroit Public Schools Community District superintenden position.


During her tenure, Interim Superintendent Meriweather has led the way in restoring trust, confidence and hope in our school district. She has earned an opportunity for further consideration. While we respect the Board's process, we hope that it will give our request ample consideration.





The dues deduction for 2016 was: $897.16

Deductions from January thru July 2017: $570.92

The votes have been counted and the results for the office of president, vice president and recording secretary are posted. View the final counts here.


DFT passes resolution to pardon DACA immigrant youth

Read the resolution passed by the DFT on pardoning DACA immigrant youth and supporting the National Days of Action.