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Jacky Rosen on Education

 

 


Public money should go to public schools

Q: Public support for parents sending their children to private schools?

Dean Heller (R): Yes. Backed tax savings plan to help parents pay for private schools.

Jacky Rosen (D): No. Public money should go to public schools.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Nevada Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Refinance student loans, and cancel if student goes bankrupt

Q: Refinance student loans at lower rates, paid for by increasing taxes on high earners (Elizabeth Warren bill).

Dean Heller (R): No. Voted against. Cosponsored separate bill supporting counseling about financial aid choices.

Jacky Rosen (D): Wasn't in House during Warren bill. Has supported refinancing if market rates drop. Also supports extending Perkins program and letting student loans be canceled if recipients go bankrupt.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Nevada Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

$50K for STEM curriculum grant for UNLV

Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement emphasizing the need to continue fully funding programs by the National Science Foundation (NSF), which awarded a grant to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) of $50,000 to help improve STEM curriculum for students in K-12 education:

"Instead of making deep cuts to the NSF, the President's budget should instead focus on expanding opportunities for Nevada students by investing in programs that give our children the best STEM curriculum at a young age. This grant is a smart investment in Nevada's future and will prepare students for our 21st century global economy. That's why I will work hard to ensure our fair share of federal funding."

BACKGROUND: The NSF awards will help improve STEM curriculum, learning methods, and provide students with the skills to become programmers, freelancers, entrepreneurs, and other professionals requiring a certain level of technology sophistication.

Source: 2018 Nevada Senate campaign website rosen.house.gov , May 26, 2017

Lower interest rates on student debt

Jacky supports making higher education more affordable, whether that be advanced skills-training, apprenticeship programs, community college, or a college degree. She'll work to lower interest rates on student debt, make tuition affordable for working families, and ensure that students have access to the education that will prepare them for the jobs of the future.
Source: 2016 Nevada House campaign website RosenForNevada.com , Nov 8, 2016

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