More than 120 MREA school board members, administrators and teachers participated in MREA’s Fall Member Meetings over the last month to provide input on issues likely to arise in the 2017 legislative year. The four major issues discussed were:

Early Learning
Rising early learning needs and attention
Quality Teachers
Increasing difficulty attracting and retaining quality teachers
Funding Student Needs
Meeting student needs across the state through operating and facility funding
Filling Gaps
Providing equal opportunities for students in small schools
View the full Issue Report.

MREA members can continue to engage in this process by attending one of three upcoming On-Point Meetings targeted to specific topics. These one-hour virtual meetings are free to members and will be hosted as online webinars. Topics discussed will be:

Concurrent Enrollment & Other Issues: Tuesday, September 27
Funding Student Needs: Monday, October 10
Small Schools Funding: Tuesday, October 18
Learn more and register for an On-Point meeting.