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Chet Culver on Education

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Include financial literacy in core statewide curriculum

SF 2216: State-Mandated Curriculum for Schools: a statewide core curriculum.
Source: Iowa legislative voting records for S.F. 2216 , May 1, 2008

Raise teacher salaries; expand early education

Drawing on his experience as a teacher, Culver has focused on education as a centerpiece of his gubernatorial campaign. As Governor, Culver will expand Iowa’s accredited early education programs, raise teacher salaries, create innovative programs to keep new graduates in Iowa to teach, and make college more affordable and accessible for Iowa students.
Source: 2006 Senate campaign website, www.chetculver.com, “Issues” , Nov 7, 2006

Students need framework for character development

Iowa’s public school system is struggling with discipline in the schools. Teachers struggle to focus individualized attention on each student when there are disciplinary problems. When Iowa’s young people have the benefit of a framework for character development, behavior in the classroom improves, disciplinary incidents decrease, and overall student achievement increases.
Source: 2006 Senate campaign website, www.chetculver.com, “Issues” , Nov 7, 2006

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