GLEN ROCK, NJ - Coleman Elementary School teachers wore Red for Ed[ucation] at the beginning of May to commemorate a movement about teachers supporting education and teachers asking for proper education funding.
According to the National Education Association's website, the wear Red for Ed is about "the promise of education today," where "future leaders of our nation and the qualified educators who reach, teach and inspire them."
But the national movement is also in tune education cuts, overcrowded classrooms and outdated materials. [They] see educators working around the clock to make a difference in the lives of their students and standing up to lawmakers to ask for better pay and school funding."
The movement's mission is about "raising [teachers'] voices together for [their] students, for [the] schools and for [themselves] as educators."
"That's why we’re wearing Red for Ed," their mission states.