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Peg Littleton on Education

 

 


Led the effort against Common Core & for charter schools

As former elected representative to the Colorado State Board of Education and former teacher of 15 years, I led the effort against Common Core and excessive testing. Improving public and private education in Colorado is among my highest priorities.

I believe in parents and teachers. I support parental choice in education, which includes maximizing access to and support for charter schools, traditional public schools, private schools and home schools. I support outcomes-based accountability and merit-based compensation for teachers.

People are our most precious treasure. We must give our children the very best in education potentials. Colorado's best path to success involves access to quality education for all students from all neighborhoods and from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Literacy acquisition in the early grades is imperative. If children can read they will succeed. I advocate intensive instruction for teachers.

Source: 2016 Colorado Senate campaign website PegLittleton.com , Feb 3, 2016

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