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Al Sharpton on School Choice
Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for 3 headlines on Education OR click here for Al Sharpton on other issues.
  • GOP plan is to use vouchers to reduce education funding. (May 2)
  • Supports public education, not vouchers. (Jan 31)
Bob Graham on School Choice
Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for 6 headlines on Education OR click here for Bob Graham on other issues.
  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted NO on education savings accounts. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on school vouchers in DC. (Sep 1997)
  • Firmly opposed to Bush’s voucher proposal. (Jan 2001)
Carol Moseley-Braun on School Choice
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  • Voted NO on education savings accounts. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on school vouchers in DC. (Sep 1997)
Dennis Kucinich on School Choice
Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for 5 headlines on Education OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • Keep public education separate from private education. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
Dick Gephardt on School Choice
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  • Opposes vouchers on equity & civic grounds. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
George W. Bush on School Choice
Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for 5 older headlines OR click here for 614 headlines about Affirmative Action OR click here for George W. Bush on other issues.
  • Give options for kids trapped in failing schools. (Aug 30)
  • Increased funding to $200M for charter schools. (Aug 30)
  • Parents & children must have other options when schools fail. (Jan 2001)
  • Pushes OPTIONS for private schools; without saying VOUCHERS. (Jan 2001)
  • Vouchers ensure school accountability. (Jan 2001)
  • Vouchers are up to states; allow local control. (Oct 2000)
  • Allow “charter states” as well as charter schools. (Sep 2000)
  • One size does not fit all in education. (Aug 2000)
  • Money from failed schools can go to charters or tutors too. (May 2000)
  • Tax money to religious schools OK, if they’re teaching kids. (May 2000)
  • Profit-making schools OK, as long as kids learn. (May 2000)
  • Fund 2,000 charter schools; defund failing schools. (Apr 2000)
  • Don’t subsidize problems in schools; solve them. (Mar 2000)
  • If schools fail for 3 years, funding becomes “portable”. (Feb 2000)
  • Charters encourage innovative methods & provide choices. (Dec 1999)
  • $3 billion for Charter School Fund. (Oct 1999)
  • School decisions by parents, not federal judges. (Aug 1999)
  • Let poor people choose their schools, like rich people do. (Aug 1999)
  • Vouchers a priority; encourage their spread. (Apr 1999)
  • Supports vouchers, including private or religious schools. (Dec 1998)
  • Vouchers tied to “accountability system”. (Mar 1998)
  • “Home rule” with state standards. (Feb 1995)
Howard Dean on School Choice
Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for 5 headlines on Education OR click here for Howard Dean on other issues.
  • Under no circumstances abandon the public schools. (Nov 2002)
  • Apply VT's limited standards for failing schools, not GOP's. (Nov 2002)
  • Improve and invest in public schools. (Aug 2001)
John Edwards on School Choice
Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for 5 headlines on Education OR click here for John Edwards on other issues.
  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
John Kerry on School Choice
Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for 6 headlines on Education OR click here for John Kerry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted NO on education savings accounts. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on school vouchers in DC. (Sep 1997)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
Joseph Lieberman on School Choice
Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for 12 headlines on Education OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • Keep vouchers out of reforms, so reforms can get done. (Jan 2001)
  • Would advocate vouchers privately, but support Gore publicly. (Aug 2000)
  • Supports charter schools, private education savings accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Choice won’t “ruin” schools; they’re already in ruins. (Aug 2000)
  • Lieberman’s view on vouchers closer to Bush’s than Gore’s? (Aug 2000)
  • Voted for vouchers; against block grants. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted YES on education savings accounts. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on school vouchers in DC. (Sep 1997)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Firmly opposed to Bush’s voucher proposal. (Jan 2001)
Ralph Nader on School Choice
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  • Support choice within public schools. (Jun 2000)
Wesley Clark on School Choice
Click here for 6 headlines on Education OR click here for Wesley Clark on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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