This is evil, evil stuff. You want to know just how deep down the rathole that the school systems have gone? Take a look inside this crisis manual. On page 17 of the manual(searchable alternative link here) it says "Pick a target - personalize - and polarize the opposition" which is right out of Saul Alinsky.
It was Horace Mann who said it best: We, then, who are engaged in the sacred cause of education, are entitled to look upon all parents as having given hostages to our cause
All answers are in history. Your children are hostages to the Michigan Education Association's cause.