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Jim Douglas on Education

Republican VT Governor


Public school choice for poor & middle class

Not every child receives an equal opportunity for the best education VT’s public schools can provide. When a school fails to meet the individual needs of a student, wealthy families can pay tuition and choose another school, but poor and middle-class children are left behind. That is wrong. Choice should not be a privilege reserved for only the wealthy. It should be the right of all Vermonters. I will open the doors of our best public schools to every child.
Source: Campaign website, www.JimDouglas.org, “Issues:Education” , Oct 18, 2002

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