Fund Our Future
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Our children are truly our future and their education is a top priority. The Montgomery County Council has, unfortunately, not demonstrated a shared sentiment given the lack of funding Montgomery County Public Schools receive. The percentage of Montgomery County’s budget that has been spent on education has been less than most others. In fact, Montgomery County spends a lower portion of their budget on K-12 education than most of the counties in Maryland.
This is a major concern to the professionals working in MCPS and should be a concern of parents and students as well. Our professionals deserve to have all the proper resources and supplies to educate our students. Our students deserve a quality education and a plethora of resources to help further their learning. The Montgomery County government has been reducing per-pupil spending in local schools and they are unwilling to increase school funding despite their increased budget due to State funding. They have the funds available and our education funding should be a primary focus. The parents, teachers, and students of Montgomery County deserve increased funding because we have a growing young populous that deserves a quality education for future innovation and our overall benefit.
The problem is that the County Council has been unwilling to increase school funding above the minimum requirement, despite their increased funds received from the Maryland State Government. We are asking for an increase in education funding for MCPS. Please sign so that we can let our officials know that our schools deserve better. Our children deserve better.
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