“Fund our Schools! Fund our schools!”

Thousands of public school supporters from across the state repeatedly broke into thunderous chants accompanied by banging noise makers and waving homemade signs at two June #RedForEd rallies at the Capitol to press for adequate state funding of public education.

In these pages, soak up some inspiration and resolve to join the fight!

At press time for this magazine, it appeared the battle was not over—the Republican-led Legislature took a summer break without passing a budget despite a looming Oct. 1 deadline.

Check out coverage from the rallies.

Related: #RedforEd Rally: ‘We have to keep going’

MEA Voice Feature


Letter to Members: It’s a New Day

As your new MEA officers, we are proud to represent Michigan’s educators, as we work together to continue to advocate for the educational tools all students need and the professional support all school employees deserve. And now more than ever, we believe that our hard work and dedication over the past ten years have been […]