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Vivian Davis Figures on Education

Democratic Senate Challenger; member of State Senate


Low cost college loans to families in need

Put American students ahead of college loan companies. Let's improve oversight of college loan firms, and push for low cost school loans to families in need. Let's offer tax incentives for advanced training and retraining for the jobs of tomorrow.
Source: Campaign website, www.figures2008.com, "Priorities" Mar 2, 2008

More teacher funding; smaller classes; more modernizations

Higher education reform won't do us much good if our K-12 system continues to suffer. In Washington, I will fight to increase funding to train and hire additional, quality teachers, reduce class sizes, and modernize classrooms so our students are prepared for the jobs of the 21st Century. I will work with teachers, students, parents and administrators to achieve excellence in our schools.
Source: Campaign website, www.figures2008.com, "Priorities" Mar 2, 2008

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2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

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