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Mike Johanns on Education

Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor


$27M for state collegesí recruitment & diversity

    The investment I propose for the University and the State Colleges is aggressive. My budget provides an increase of over $26.6 million additional dollars in the first year of the budget with another $29.4 million added in the second year of the budget. At the same time, I challenge higher education in Nebraska, including the University, State Colleges, and Community Colleges, in three key areas:
  1. to encourage and actively recruit every Nebraska high school graduate to stay in Nebraska for his or her college education;
  2. to promote diversity among students and staff in higher education by actively recruiting students not only from across the United States but from around the world; and
  3. to promote collaboration, cooperation, and innovative partnerships which will ensure unparalleled educational opportunities for our students.
Source: State of the State Address to Nebraska Legislature Jan 11, 2001

More teacher bonuses and incentives, locally decided

Source: State of the State Address to Nebraska Legislature Jan 11, 2001

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