Detroit News reports that three school districts opted to close because so many teachers are going to the Capitol in Lansing for protests.
The state's largest district, Detroit Public
Schools, will remain open, but Detroit Federation of Teachers
President Keith Johnson urged members to attend the protest.
encouraging our members to stand in solidarity as a show of anger,
defiance and frustration for this whole Legislature," he said. "It's
only designed to break unions and has nothing to do with workers."
Thanks to Anne Savage of Eclectablog for the picture. They're liveblogging the events today. (