Speak Up. Speak Out. Save Governor's School.
We're One Step Closer to Saving Governor's School!
The NC House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education released a proposed budget that, if adopted by the full legislature, would maintain the current funding for Governor’s School! This is an essential step in our campaign to save Governor’s School, but our work is not over yet!
Here are three Next Steps you can take to Save Governor's School...
Write your local newspaper to show your support and appreciation.
We have to continue to show our thanks and support for the House leaders who are helping to preserve Governor’s School, and we must encourage the Senate to agree with the House’s proposed funding.
Here are a few things to include in your letter
- Express your appreciation to legislators in the House for helping to preserve Governor's School through their proposed budget.
- Encourage NC Senators to agree with the House's proposed funding in the final version of the budget
- Share why Governor's School is important to you, your community, and our state.
Next, send your letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
Check out this great example of a letter to the editor from Governor's School alumna Kelsey Rector.
Call your local House Representative and thank them for supporting Governor's School.
In just a few weeks, thousands friends of Governor's School have called and emailed their elected representatives asking that they support Governor's School. The recent House budget proposal is a sign that our elected leaders were listening. Be sure to show your appreciation by thanking your local elected House representative for their support.
Share your support on social media.