* A strong education system is critical to the long-term success of our community. I believe that education is the foundation upon which our economy, our government, and our community are built. We cannot let that foundation crumble. We must strive to continuously improve our educational system.
* We must do more to ensure Iowa can attract and retain teachers who are qualified.
* We must implement strategies to reduce the administrative burdens on school districts and school district personnel, especially teachers.