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America's Teachers Give Herb Kohl an A+

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Location: Milwaukee, WI


America's Teachers Give Herb Kohl an A+

National Education Association Endorses Kohl for U.S. Senate

Milwaukee . U.S. Senator Herb Kohl has earned the endorsement of the National Education Association Fund for Children and Public Education thanks to his tireless efforts to ensure a quality public education for every child in the country.

.Throughout his career Senator Kohl has been one of the nation.s great leaders on education issues,. said Wisconsin Education Association Council President Stan Johnson. .From fighting for early learning initiatives for our youngest children to
working to expand college grant and loan opportunities, Herb Kohl has been one of the Senate's foremost advocates for education at every level..

Herb Kohl has sponsored legislation like IDEA to support special education, PACE to increase training and participation in math and science education, and the Class Size Reduction Program. Kohl has also fought for and secured investments in school infrastructure so our children have modern, safe, clean schoolhouses that utilize the latest technology and teach our children 21st skills. Whether preserving Head Start to begin education at an early age, working for afterschool programs that augment learning in the classroom and provide positive alternatives, and funding Perkins, Pell and other college
tuition programs, Kohl truly is an Education Senator for Wisconsin.

.So many of the problems facing our nation today could be solved with a strong commitment to education. It could be the silver bullet to issues like crime, poverty, intolerance, injustice and many more,. said Kohl. .Since my first day in the Senate I
have made the enactment of a strong education policy one of my greatest priorities..

The NEA Fund for Children and Public Education is the political voice of NEA members around the country. The National Education Association is the nation.s largest professional employee organization, representing 2.8 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators, and students preparing to become teachers. The NEA Fund supports candidates, regardless of political party affiliation, who have clearly demonstrated their commitment to children and public education.

Paid for and Authorized by Herb Kohl for Senate. Linda de la Mora Treasurer.

http://www.herbkohl.com/pr/NEA2.pdf

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