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Carl Sheeler on Education

Democratic Senate Challenger


Supports private scholarships & portable education accounts

Source: Campaign website, carlsheeler.com, "Positions" Jun 24, 2006

Tax credit for educational expenses

I propose legislation that ensures every child has a right to high quality education so they can get the skills for a good job. We need to take this to another step, which includes an account or tax credit for every American to allow for continued education to permit advancement and to assist with displaced workers due to foreign competition. It's like a GI bill for every American to allow us to remain globally competitive.
Source: Campaign website, www.carlsheeler.com, "Policies" Feb 22, 2006

Replace property tax with gambling tax as school revenue

We need to relieve property owners from the growing burden of education as a portion of their property taxes by increasing federal investment in the under-funded No Child Left Behind education mandates. Much of this could be paid for by a federal tax on state gaming revenues or a federal level national lottery.
Source: Campaign website, www.carlsheeler.com, "Policies" Feb 22, 2006

Educate children about sex rather than moralizing

Source: Rhode Island Legislative National Political Awareness Test Nov 7, 2004

Other candidates on Education: Carl Sheeler on other issues:
RI Gubernatorial:
Donald Carcieri
RI Senatorial:
Jack Reed
Lincoln Chafee
Matt Brown
Sheldon Whitehouse
Stephen Laffey

2004 Presidential:
Pres.George W. Bush
Sen.John Kerry
Ralph Nader

2008 possibilities:

Sen.Hillary Clinton
Sen.John Edwards
Sen.Russ Feingold
Rudy Giuliani
V.P.Al Gore
Sen.Barack Obama
Sen.John McCain


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Mark Dayton(DFL,MN)
Bill Frist(R,TN)
Jim Jeffords(I,VT)
Paul Sarbanes(D,MD)
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