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Ron Johnson on Education

 


One-size-fits-all approach doesn't fit Wisconsin

"The education of our children is not something that can be dictated from Washington or Madison. We need to return to local control of education, and bring the dollars we send to Washington back to Wisconsin's local school districts," says Johnson.

Ron will vote to reduce federal mandates that strip power from states and local school boards, and instead provide for more local control over education. A one-size-fits-all approach doesn't fit Wisconsin.

Source: 2010 Senate campaign website, www.ronjohnsonforsenate.com , Jun 10, 2010

Supports voluntary prayer in public schools.

Johnson supports the CC survey question on school prayer

The Christian Coalition voter guide [is] one of the most powerful tools Christians have ever had to impact our society during elections. This simple tool has helped educate tens of millions of citizens across this nation as to where candidates for public office stand on key faith and family issues.

The CC survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Voluntary prayer in public schools and facilities"

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 10-CC-q4 on Aug 11, 2010

Supports less federal & more local control of education.

Johnson supports the F2A survey question on education

Faith2Action.org is "the nation's largest network of pro-family groups." They provide election resources for each state, including Voter Guides and Congressional Scorecards excerpted here. The Faith2Action survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Less federal and more state / local control of education'

Source: Faith2Action Survey 10-FF-q7 on Sep 19, 2010

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