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Jeff Burningham on Education

 

 


Education should be free from federal influence

Parents and teachers know best what each child needs. It's time to empower parents to choose the best education path for their child and unshackle teachers from top-down mandates so they can do what they do best: teach. Education should be handled at the state and local level and should be free from federal influence.
Source: 2020 Utah gubernatorial campaign website JeffBurningham.com , Jan 6, 2020

Old industrial age education not prepared for new economy

Burningham said, "We need to trust our teachers that they know and parents that they know what's best for their children. I fear that there's a mismatch between how we're educating our children and the jobs that actually exist and are coming. Like I said, we're in this old industrial age education complex, but we're in a new economy." Burningham said the current educational system tends to focus on things like checking boxes, memorizing facts and jumping through hoops.
Source: StGeorgeUtah.com on 2020 Utah gubernatorial race , Sep 16, 2019

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