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Deedra Abboud on Education

 

 


Voucher programs are weakening public schools

Public investments must be used to support public schools. The voucher program is a deliberate attempt to dismantle public education. Those who already send their children to private schools will get a discount while the vouchers will not cover the tuition and costs for those who cannot afford private schools. Public money used to support religious institutions is a clear violation of Separation of Church and State. Privatization of our public education system is a threat to our very democracy.
Source: 2018 Arizona Senate campaign website Deedra2018.com , Dec 12, 2017

Vouchers dismantle public schools for private schools

The voucher program is a deliberate attempt to dismantle public education. Those who already send their children to private schools will get a discount while the vouchers will not cover the tuition and costs for those who cannot afford private schools. Public schools will lose what little funding has not already been robbed by state legislatures and private schools, which are primarily religious schools, will receive public money. Public money used to support religious institutions is a clear violation of Separation of Church and State.

Privatization of our public education system is a threat to our very democracy. Neither our children nor their education is a commodity that can be traded on the open market or a boon for corporations more interested in profits than our children's future.

Source: 2018 Arizona Senate campaign website Deedra2018.com , Jul 17, 2017

Strong public schools lead to healthy future

Deedra believes we must work diligently to provide Arizona parents and their children championed schools that provide teachers the tools and resources they need to equip children for their future.

Public education is necessary for a democracy and a vibrant economy. You can be free only if you live in a free society, and no society can be free without free thinking people and freedom of access to knowledge. The more critical knowledge is monopolized by privatized higher education, the more expensive it becomes. In a democracy, knowledge needs to be democratized, and the democratization of knowledge can only come through free public education.

Source: 2018 Arizona Senate campaign website Deedra2018.com , Jul 17, 2017

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