Tell the Montana Legislature to Protect Public Education, Oppose Privatization

Montana State Senators and Representatives

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Montana's 67th Legislative Assembly is well underway, and the House and Senate are full of elected officials who wish to privatize our public school system, publicly fund private charter schools, provide vouchers, scale back public services that assist our most vulnerable students, and decrease support for our public school educators.Public education is the cornerstone of every Montana community and every child is entitled to a thriving public school. Diverting public money to private for-profit institutions starves public schools of vital resources.

We, like most Montanans, firmly believe public funds belong in public schools, which are open to all children, governed by a locally elected school board, and accountable to the Board of Public Education. Join us in urging the Montana State Legislature to protect our public schools.



To: Montana State Senators and Representatives
From: [Your Name]

As the Montana State Legislature convenes for the 67th Legislative Session, we urge all lawmakers to stand with public education and oppose the privatization of our neighborhood schools. Public education is the cornerstone of every Montana community and every child is entitled to a thriving public school. Diverting public money to private for-profit institutions starves public schools of vital resources.

We, like most Montanans, firmly believe public funds belong in public schools, which are open to all children, governed by a locally elected school board, and accountable to the Board of Public Education.​ We oppose any legislation which seeks to undermine our public schools and every Montanan's Constitutionally-guaranteed right to equality of education.

As the Legislative Session continues over the next four months, we hope that you will fight against any efforts to privatize the most important civic institution in the country.