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Jim Sykes on Education


Fund school system through block grants

We need to stimulate creativity in teaching to cover the basics so that every student can be a success in their home town or equally successful elsewhere in the world. The federal government should contribute funding and provide reward incentives for those who develop better ways of teaching. Funding should go to states as a block grant so that local and regional decisions can be the sources for making education most meaningful and appropriate for each.
Source: Campaign website, SykesForSenate.com Jun 30, 2004

Supports charters and other flexible funding options

Source: 2002 Congressional National Political Awareness Test Jul 2, 2002

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