Statements about Education
"Already in Wisconsin we have seen fewer people pursuing education as a career" due to the Act 10 collective bargaining law.
"By the time I left" the State Department, "economic growth was up and opium production was down" in Afghanistan, while "infant mortality declined" and school enrollment rose by more than sevenfold.
"Right now, America has $1.1 trillion of student debt. That’s more than credit card debt."
"Obama Signs Bill Forgiving All Student Loan Debt."
"The average student loan debt in Texas is over $22,000...the cost of an average size pickup truck." But unlike car owners, "students are not allowed to refinance their loans at lower rates."
"Graduation and third-grade reading scores are up in the state since I took office."
"Charlie Crist allowed college tuition to increase up to 15 percent every year."
"This generation, on average, is starting their careers, if they’ve been to a four-year college, with just under $30,000 in debt."
"The numbers make it clear that Georgia voters are increasingly taking advantage of early voting opportunities."
"Rhode Island has the highest dropout rate in New England at twenty-three percent."
"Nathan Deal cut the HOPE scholarship program so that literally 100,000 Georgians will not be able to go to college or get technical training that they so badly needed to raise -- you know, give them a chance at a good job."
The Wisconsin school voucher program "has no research that shows that it’s going to improve student learning."
Says Democratic candidate for state school superintendent Alisha Thomas Morgan voted to slash funding for the preschool programs for disabled and special needs students.
A company hired to do Common Core testing in Florida will "attract every one of your children to become as homosexual as they possibly can."
"U.S. teenagers have now fallen behind their counterparts in Ireland, Poland and even Vietnam in math and science."
Under David Dewhurst’s leadership, the Texas "Senate passed an expansion of in-state tuition and free health care to illegal immigrants."
State Rep. Elena Parent "supported Governor Nathan Deal’s plan to slash the HOPE scholarship."
On in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
"Wendy Davis has already taken more $ from teacher unions than the past 3 Democrat gubernatorial candidates combined."
"Under Greg Abbott, Texas four-year-olds would be forced to undergo standardized tests."
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