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Sharron Angle on Education

 


Let students and teachers acknowledge God

Q: On school prayer: Do you support the right of students and teachers to publicly acknowledge the Creator?

Yes.

Q: Do you support full freedom of speech in public schools including "religious" speech?

Yes.

Source: Candidate questionnaire by "Government-is-not-God PAC" Aug 5, 2010

Vouchers to allow choice of private, religious & home-school

Q: Should federal involvement in public education be eliminated, including eliminating the US Department of Education?

Yes.

Q: Do you oppose efforts by the federal government to regulate private education?

Yes.

Q: Do you support educational choice (including private, religious, and home schools)?

Yes.

Q: Do you favor giving education tax credits or vouchers to facilitate education choice?

Yes.

Source: Candidate questionnaire by "Government-is-not-God PAC" Aug 5, 2010

Decisions are best made by local teachers & parents

As a teacher and grandmother of ten, there is no one more committed to education than Sharron Angle. Sharron believes education decisions are best made at the state and local level by parents and teachers who are invested in the lives of the children whom they have been tasked with teaching. Sharron supports putting that money as close to the state and local level as possible.
Source: Campaign website, www.sharronangle.com, "Issues" Jul 19, 2010

Supports voluntary prayer in public schools.

Angle 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 education vouchers for public or private school.

Angle supports the CC survey question on school vouchers

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: "Education vouchers that allow parents to choose public or private school for their children"

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 10-CC-q7 on Aug 11, 2010

Supports less federal & more local control of education.

Angle supports the F2A survey question on cap-and-trade

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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