Like Okemos Parents for Schools, Save Michigan's Public Schools is just folks who care about public schools. They aren't backed by a teachers' union or school districts. You can hear an interview with Rochelle Noel and Betsy Coffia, two of the folks behind Save Michigan's Public Schools here:
- Click to hear the interview (Eclectablog).
The rally has been picked up by national public school advocate Diane Ravitch. Save Michigan Public Schools Rally on June 19, Diane Ravitch's Blog, June 12, 2013.
You can see the Facebook page for the event below. As of this post, there are 477 folks going.