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Marcia Squier on Education

 

 


No vouchers for schools, but ok for colleges

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Vouchers for school choice"?

A: Oppose--except for higher education (college, trade, vocational schools)

Source: OnTheIssues interview on 2018 Michigan Senate race , Jul 19, 2017

More funding needed for public schools; now more than ever

I am now more determined than ever to advocate for more funding in public schools--especially Detroit? Thanks to @Jays Fades for inviting me to this great event! I hope to be invited back soon!
Source: Facebook posting for 2018 Michigan gubernatorial race , May 31, 2017

Extend free public education from pre-school to PhD

Q: What would you do to help colleges control the cost of tuition?

Marcia Squier: I would implement an extension of the public education system to include all ages of people, from preschool to PhD. I would encourage online curriculum and offer free internet access to all students. If elected, I would support full federal funding of public universities. Private colleges and charter schools would not receive federal funding and would be considered as for-profit corporations and taxed accordingly to provide additional funding for public education. I also support the elimination of all current student debt through quantitative easing.

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (Dem.): Require public private partnerships and connecting education to jobs. Companies should be investing in the cost of education by the industry that will receive the worker. We need extended programs like Teach America where students get credit.

Source: VotersGuide on 2016 Michigan House race , Nov 1, 2016

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