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Vouchers take from public education

Q: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, "Vouchers for school choice"?

A: Strongly disagree. It takes from public education.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Alabama Senate race with OnTheIssues , Nov 26, 2015

Our classrooms should be cathedrals: $650B to repair them

Education is the silver bullet in America. The starting point for everything that we as Alabamians want to see for our state is in the education of our children. Statistics show that the success of a state directly correlates with the education of its people.

Our classrooms should be cathedrals, our teachers of the highest caliber and all students should be given every necessary opportunity to ensure that they have the skills to be a productive member of our society.

Unfortunately, that is not always the case. According to many experts, it will cost tax payers $300 billion just to bring our schools up to an acceptable level. That does not include the new facilities that will be necessary to meet the needs of our growing school age population. My plan for the economy would generate $65 billion per year, for the next ten years, to repair our current schools and build new schools before falling back to $30 billion a year for maintenance and to provide for future growth.

Source: 2016 Senate campaign website CrumptonForAlabama.com , Jul 23, 2015

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