House Democrats Propose Comprehensive Solution to Michigan Teacher Shortage
June 24, 2021
LANSING- Citing the need for decisive action to remedy Michigan's ongoing teacher shortage crisis, state Rep. Darrin Camilleri (D-Trenton) and thirteen other Democratic representatives in the House today introduced a comprehensive package of bills to improve teacher benefits, training and more. The legislation, dubbed the Respecting Educators package, includes nearly 20 bills that range from improving teacher health benefits to creating new pipelines for public school teachers.
"We pay a lot of lip service to how important teachers are, but the fact is that for decades now, we haven't bee...