What legislation is on the table for increased school funding in Massachusetts? The Fund Our Future campaign home page has your summaries and quick links to contact your legislators. Already angry about the impending cuts to your school or district? Click here to tell your local legislators to support our schools!
The Promise Act, filed by Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz (D-Boston) and by Reps. Aaron Vega (D-Holyoke) and Mary Keefe (D-Worcester), would over a period of time implement the four core recommendations of the commission to increase the foundation budget, resulting in more than $1 billion in new state funding. The Cherish Act, filed by Sen. Jo Comerford (D-Northampton) and Reps. Sean Garballey (D-Arlington) and Paul Mark (D-Peru), would reaffirm the state’s commitment to public higher education.
Want to know more about the different bills up for discussion? Check our the documents and explainers here.