Promise and Cherish Acts The promise act is an act providing rightful opportunities and meaningful investment for successful and equitable education, and the Chesish act is an act committing to higher education resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Together, the Promise & Cherish acts would increase the budget and funding for PreK-12 schools and higher education in Massachusetts, thus investing in the education our communities deserve.

 

News and Updates:

On July 31st, 2019, frustrated activists lead by Charlotte Kelly, executive director of the Massachusetts Education Justice Alliance, gathered outside the statehouse as lawmakers prepared to begin their break without having passed legislation that would ensure education funding.

At this beach party themed action, activists and constituents continued to pressure lawmakers to pass the promise and cherish acts. Read more about the action below:

Lawmakers Will Leave for August Break With Major Unfinished Business

Frustrated Activists Stage Beach Party At Statehouse 

 

 

For more information, visit https://massteacher.org/current-initiatives/fund-our-future/what-is-fund-our-future