Statements about Education
George Allen voted to add $3 trillion to the federal debt, voted to raise the debt ceiling four times and voted for the No Child Left Behind Act while he was a senator.
Virginia was named "best managed state, best state for business and best state to raise a child" while I was governor.
"Since 1999, all Virginia Lottery profits have been used for public education in the Commonwealth for kindergarten through 12th grade."
In the past decade, K-12 funding has grown six times faster than the rate of enrollment.
The House of Delegates budget bill "cuts $50 million from education."
Congressman Robert Hurt has a plan to cut education by 40 percent.
Teachers "are working their third consecutive year -- some longer than that -- without salary increases."
"The tuitions in Virginia colleges...have doubled -- 100 percent -- in the last 10 years."
"Morgan Griffith fought for a plan that would have taken money away from our schools and given it to Northern Virginia schools instead."
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