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John Raese on Education

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Vouchers ok for public, private, & religious schools

Source: 2006 Congressional National Political Awareness Test , Aug 31, 2006

Vouchers let all families choose like wealthy families

The federal department of education has literally pumped billions and billions of dollars into public schools and American students still lag behind students in other countries. One way to improve education is to give every child the opportunity to get the best education, and that means school choice vouchers. Wealthy families can choose whether to send their children to public or private school, but the overwhelming majority of families cannot offer their children that choice.
Source: 2006 Senate campaign website, RaeseForSenate.org, “Issues” , May 2, 2006

Break education monopoly; competition will improve schools

If you’re a taxpayer sending money to the government, and you prefer that money be used to send your child to a private school, then you should be able to receive a voucher from the government to help pay the tuition. There should be no monopoly on education in this country.

Experience from business teaches us that competition is good for everyone involved. If families have the opportunity to choose which schools they go to, then it will be in the interest of every school to improve its standards

Source: 2006 Senate campaign website, RaeseForSenate.org, “Issues” , May 2, 2006

Supports education vouchers for public or private school.

Raese supports the CC survey question on school vouchers

The Christian Coalition voter guide [is] one of the most powerful tools Christians have ever had to impact our society during elections. This simple tool has helped educate tens of millions of citizens across this nation as to where candidates for public office stand on key faith and family issues.

The CC survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Education vouchers that allow parents to choose public or private school for their children"

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 10-CC-q7 on Aug 11, 2010

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