Statements about Education

The Obama administration's policies "have reduced minority dropout rate by 25 percent."

"More women are graduating from college now than men."

"In 31 states, decent child care costs more than college tuition."

Says Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst "promises to shut down the Department of Education and abolish the EPA."

"Thom Tillis cut almost $500 million from education."

There have been 74 "school shootings in America since Sandy Hook."

"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.

"Obama Signs Bill Forgiving All Student Loan Debt."

"Our high school graduation rate is the highest on record."

Says "by 4th grade, 86 percent of African-American boys and 82 percent (of) Hispanic boys are reading below proficiency levels."

"Over half of the young people" in medical, dental and law schools are women.

School children can earn higher grades by studying Islam under a new "nationwide Muslim outreach program" announced by President Barack Obama.

"By the time she turns 3 years old, a child born into a low-income home hears 30 million fewer words than a child from a well-off family."

Says the Obama administration is handing out a pamphlet titled, "What To Do When The Veteran In Your Classroom Attempts A Mass Shooting"

The book Little Red Riding Hood is something "that’s been banned in America," but not assault weapons.

"Three years after getting the $100 million (from Mark Zuckerberg), less than two-thirds of students in Cory Booker's Newark graduate."

"Over half" of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students "receiving advanced degrees are not citizens of the United States of America."

"There are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips" because of sequestration.

Says Mitt Romney’s plan makes "catastrophic cuts to education."

Says Romney wants to "take away early childhood education, slash K-12 funding, and cut college aid … to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires."

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