A bipartisan bill would require school districts to get written approval by parents if their child is going to be assigned a teacher that has been rated as "ineffective."
House Bill 5776 was introduced by Rep. Maureen Stapleton, D-Detroit, and co-sponsored by Republicans Rep. Mark Ouimet, R-Scio Township, and Rep. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage. O'Brien is the Associate Speaker Pro Tempore for House Republicans.
The requirement would go into effect in 2015-2016 if passed and signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.