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Betty Castor on Education


Oppose English-only classrooms

Opposing English-Only: America is a land of immigrants, rich with diversity. That is why Betty will never support English-only rules, which serve only to exclude and divide our country.
Source: Campaign website, www.bettynet.com, "Issues" Oct 14, 2004

Allocate funds fairly to schools-don't defund failed schools

Student FCAT scores determine how much funding schools receive-which means that under-performing students receive less support. Betty Castor says this is simply not fair. Betty will:
Source: Campaign website, bettynet.com, "Issues" Sep 25, 2004

Opposes English-Only education

America is a land of immigrants, rich with diversity. That is why Betty will never support English-only rules, which serve only to exclude and divide our country.
Source: Campaign website, bettynet.com, "Issues" Sep 25, 2004

Supports Affirmative Action

Betty supports making workplaces and schools offer equal opportunities to all Americans. Betty opposes any effort to undermine efforts to ensure equality. Betty supports the Employment Nondiscrimination Act, which expands the right of Americans to work free of discrimination based on race, creed, or sexual orientation.
Source: Campaign website, bettynet.com, "Issues" Sep 25, 2004

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