Important action needed this week at the State House and School Committee
Published On: May 21, 2019
The time has come to let the School Committee hear the support that has built for the Schools Our #StudentsDeserve. After months of collecting thousands of signatures for our petition for the Schools Our #StudentsDeserve, tomorrow we will deliver these petitions to the School Committee meeting. If you can join us, please fill out this form.
This is our last chance to gain support for these petitions! Please share it with all those who care about public education — neighbors, families and friends!
Momentum continues to build around the state for fully funded public education. Thousands of people from all corners of Massachusetts gathered at the Boston Common and the State House this past Thursday to tell our legislators to pass the PROMISE and CHERISH Acts. View a Fund Our Future highlights video and check out coverage.
This week, our legislators are in session and need to hear from you TODAY! Please take 30 seconds to write your legislators and ask for their support and co-sponsorships of the Promise Act, Cherish Acts, and fully funding of charter reimbursements.
Finally, BTU supports college students in their fight against student debt. Students with the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM), the Center for Education Policy & Advocacy (CEPA), and the Student Government Association (SGA) at UMass Amherst. They are sitting in at the State House every day this week until their demands, that Senate President Spilka and House Speaker DeLeo bring the Debt Free Future Act to a vote, calling for action on the student debt crisis.