A forum will be held in Ferndale tonight to address legislation currently being deliberated in the State House and Senate that could significantly change the public education system in Michigan.
Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie Markavitch will present information about the legislation, including Senate Bill 1358, House Bill 6004, and House Bill 5923.
At " You can read more about the education reform proposals here.
The forum in Ferndale will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at Coolidge Intermediate School, 2521 Bermuda Street.
Senator Vincent Gregory, Representative Rudy Hobbs and Representative Ellen Cogan-Lipton have been invited to attend.
Find more information on the meeting here.
Ferndale Public Schools Board of Education President Keith Warnick submitted these letters to the editor regarding the issue:
Letter: State Education Legislation Would 'Dismantle' Local School District
Letter to the Editor: House Bill 5923 is Bad for Local Public Schools