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Eric Brakey on Education

 

 


Competition will improve our schools

All of Senator Brakey's positions and comments come from the 2016 CCL Candidate Survey [as reported on maine.patriotguide.us]:

Q: Do you support or oppose allowing public education funds to follow students to schools or programs of their family's choice (school choice)?

Eric Brakey: Support "Competition will improve our schools by making them more responsive to the expectations of parents."

Source: Christian Civic League on 2018 Maine Senate race , Nov 1, 2018

Support private schools, charter schools, or homeschooling

In addition to providing a quality public education option for Maine's children, we must also ensure that alternative educational options are available for parents who choose them. Every child learns differently, so we must protect the right of parents to choose alternative schooling for their children, whether that be through private schools, charter schools, or homeschooling.

Currently, parents who choose to pursue alternative education paths are punished by being forced to pay twice for their child's education: once through their taxes, and again through the costs of private school tuition or homeschooling expenses. Eric Brakey will pursue legislation to give a tax credit for education expenses to parents who opt-out of the public education system.

Parents who choose an alternative education path for their children should not be punished with added out-of-pocket expenses when they are already paying for a public school education. Eric Brakey will work to solve this problem.

Source: 2018 Maine Senatorial campaign website BrakeyForSenate.com , Nov 1, 2014

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