One of our local papers here in Ann Arbor, where MIPFS is based, ran a rather nice story about us recently. We wanted to share this with our broader community so everyone could get a sense of what we’re about. Feel free to share!
Parent group continues push for school funding
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
By Donna Iadipaolo, Special Writer
When they began in early 2007, Michigan Parents for Schools called themselves “Ann Arbor Parents for Schools.” Though still based in Ann Arbor, one of the primary aspects of MIPF’s work remains focused on public school funding. “We started with the aim of ensuring an adequate and stable source of funding for public schools in Michigan,” said MIPFS Executive Director Steve Norton, “and that is still one of our primary action areas.” Much of MIPFS’s work is online. They prompted many of their activists, who number several thousand across the state, to contact the governor and state Legislature about the School Aid budget. Now their efforts will continue on education….
For the full article, please visit the Ann Arbor Journal site here: