FOXBORO, Mass. — Three New England Patriots players want to help the next generation of Massachusetts residents receive a quality education.

Safety Devin McCourty, cornerback Jason McCourty and special teamer Matthew Slater this week penned an op-ed titled “Our Kids Don’t Have Time To Waste: Fund Our Schools” aimed at passing a bill that would increase state funding for public schools in low-income communities.

The final line of the piece, which was posted Tuesday on Players Coalition’s Medium page, reads: “Our children should not wait any longer. As adults, let’s ‘do our job’ and set all of our children up for success.”

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