How to support public education in

Michigan

Know the Issues

These are the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Michigan.

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Education Funding and Budget

Education Funding and Budget

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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Recommended Candidates

These recommended candidates support public education in your state.
Sen. Gary Peters (D)
U.S. Senate
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D)
Governor
Dana Ferguson (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Bryan Berghoef (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Hillary Scholten (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
Jerry Hilliard (D)
U.S. House, 4th Dist.
Rep. Dan Kildee (D)
U.S. House, 5th Dist.
Rep. Jon Hoadley (D)
U.S. House, 6th Dist.
Gretchen Driskell (D)
U.S. House, 7th Dist.
Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D)
U.S. House, 8th Dist.
Rep. Andy Levin (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.
Kimberly Bizon (D)
U.S. House, 10th Dist.
Rep. Haley Stevens (D)
U.S. House, 11th Dist.
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D)
U.S. House, 12th Dist.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D)
U.S. House, 13th Dist.
Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D)
U.S. House, 14th Dist.
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Take action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.

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Organize for public education

We're hiring 140 Michigan members to spend part of the summer speaking with their neighbors in swing counties about the need to invest in and vote for strong public schools.

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Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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