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MARSP Holds Legislative Outreach Day

Twenty-nine MARSP members came together on May 13, 2015 to attend scheduled meetings with 22 members of the Michigan House of Representatives and another 16 members of the Michigan Senate.  This Legislative Outreach Day made an impact on these 38 legislators and their staff members on that day. Of greater importance is the impact when the […]

Press Release: MARSP supports Proposal 1

State’s largest school retiree group supports Proposal 1 The Proposal 1 campaign earned a potential boost from 45,000 likely voters this week as the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel (MARSP) agreed to support the measure, which will go before voters on May 5. “In addition to the obvious need to improve our infrastructure across […]

Give Michigan public schools some of the freedoms enjoyed by charters

MARSP’s Executive Director, Mark Guastella, wrote the following op-ed that appeared in the August 10, 2014 Detroit Free Press: The Detroit Free Press series on charter schools did an exceptional job evaluating the positive and negative impact of Michigan’s charter schools over 20 years. While many in the public school world have been wary of […]