8,000: According to the MEA, the amount of members who haven’t paid dues this year.
65.5: The percentage of Michigan public school districts that contracted out its food, custodial or transportation services in 2013.
$5: The amount of money the City of Westland used to charge prior to executing a Freedom of Information Act request. When the Mackinac Center sued the district for violating the law, Westland dropped the gate-keeping fee.
60: The percentage of the largest 130 Michigan public school district union contracts that contain language that appear not to comply with 2011 reforms.