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UPDATE! Eastern Market Sunday's are Back!!
Posted by Lamar Weir on 7/11/2022 5:00:00 PM
Dear DPSCD Supporters!
Thank you again for all your support in helping the District advocate for an FY2023 Education Budget that invests in Michigan students and schools. Through your letters, tweets, and phone calls, last week the Michigan Legislature passed a historic $19 billion budget that increased per-pupil funding from $8,700 to $9,150. This year’s budget also includes $246 million for special education, $250 million for student mental health support, $575 million for teacher recruitment and retention, and a $475 million investment for school infrastructure!
This is just the first step! The fight for equitable education funding is not over, but this budget is a significant step in that direction.
Please take a moment to show lawmakers your appreciation for putting Michigan students first! Let's encourage them to keep students first. Take 5 minutes to contact your legislators today!
DPSCD Returns to EASTERN MARKET
Detroit has one of the largest urban farmer’s markets in the country! Aside from delicious treats and fresh fruits and vegetables, you can find District representatives hosting a resource table on Sundays from 9 am-4 pm!! Speak to District representatives about our legislative agenda, student enrollment, school updates, and much more! Hope to see you there!
To conclude, stay tuned for more important details about education funding and legislation, and District updates by texting DPSCDVOTES to 22999.