Issue Position: Education

Issue Position

By:  Sue Schafer
Date: Jan. 1, 2012
Location: Unknown

*Increase early childhood education to later reduce achievement gaps and dropout rates.
*Recruit and reward highly qualified teachers, professors, and administrators.
*Create partnerships with local school districts to address student proficiency of the academic standards and the 21st-century skills of innovation, entrepreneurship, and a second language.
*Repair the broken constitutional funding streams to K-12 and higher education for world-class education ensuring our students and adults are employable and re-employable in the global economy.
*Encourage more parent engagement and accountability for student success with strong parent/school partnerships and parent contracts.