Jim Gilmore on Education
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA)
Warner, who was executive director of the Virginia Democratic Party when those comments were allegedly made, responded by noting that his sister home-schools her children and that he has long had a reputation for being a supporter of gun rights.
A: We have to begin an honest conversation about costs and expenses at the college level. Like anything else, we have to know what a college Then we can address the best way to fund cost. Most importantly, we need to get people more prosperous so they are not at the mercy of a loan program.
A: Higher education is a top priority for this administration. My 1st act as governor was to establish a blue-ribbon commission on higher education Their task is to find ways to achieve quality, affordability, and accountability to the taxpayers who fund the universities. By the way, I believe the traditional African-American universities need a greater commitment of support, and I am doing that.
At the commencement of the first class of each day in all grades in all public schools, the teacher in charge of the room in which such class is held shall announce that a period of silence, not to exceed one minute in duration, shall be observed for meditation, prayer or reflection; during any such period of meditation, prayer or reflection, silence shall be maintained, and no other activities shall be performed.The bill's sponsor, Sen. Warren Barry (R) said that it was an effort to reduce violence in schools. The governor, James Gilmore (R) said that the moment of silence would not infringe on students' rights.
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