Bill Sponsorship: an amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act:
Source: House Resolution Sponsorship
Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a grants program to:
recruit, train, and hire 100,000 additional teachers over a seven-year period ;
reduce class sizes nationally, in grades one through three, to an average of 18 students per classroom; and
improve teaching in the early grades so that all students can learn to read independently and well by the end of the third grade.
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Question 7: Vouchers for school choice
Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
Headline: Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3