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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Rick Snyder on Education
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Snyder on other issues.
  • Mandatory school choice for every school; remove boundaries. (Apr 2011)

Senate:

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Scotty Boman on Education
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scotty Boman on other issues.
  • No federal authority to decide voucher funding schemes. (Aug 2008)
Randy Hekman on Education
Republican Challenger: Click here for Randy Hekman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Hoekstra on Education
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted NO on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Rated 9% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Support the goals and ideals of Charter Schools. (May 2007)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Peter Konetchy on Education
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
  • Support optional teacher-led prayer in public schools. (Aug 2011)
  • Support parents choosing schools via vouchers. (Aug 2011)
  • Teach students that our rights are God-given. (Oct 2010)
  • Replace federal intervention with local controls & vouchers. (Oct 2010)
Terri Lynn Land on Education
Republican Challenger: Click here for Terri Lynn Land on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Peters on Education
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Debbie Stabenow on Education
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on $52M for "21st century community learning centers". (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on $5B for grants to local educational agencies. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on shifting $11B from corporate tax loopholes to education. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)

House:


Justin Amash on Education
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • Don't infringe right of parents to educate their children. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Dan Benishek on Education
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Benishek on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Sponsored supporting the contributions of Catholic schools. (Jan 2013)
Kerry Bentivolio on Education
Republican (District 11): Click here for Kerry Bentivolio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Camp on Education
Republican Representative (MI-4): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Dave Camp on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Focus educational resources to help those with greatest need. (Jul 2001)
  • Require state standards, regular assessments, and sanctions. (Jul 2001)
  • Support Ed-Flex: more flexibility if more accountable. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
John Conyers on Education
Democratic Representative (MI-14): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Conyers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted NO on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Dave Curson on Education
Democrat (District 11): Click here for Dave Curson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Dingell on Education
Democratic Representative (MI-15): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for John Dingell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Bill Huizenga on Education
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Huizenga on other issues.
  • Parental Rights Amendment: freedom to educate. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Dan Kildee on Education
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Kildee on other issues.
  • Fully funding our schools must be a priority. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Sander Levin on Education
Democratic Representative (MI-12): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Sander Levin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Thad McCotter on Education
Republican Representative (MI-11): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Thad McCotter on other issues.
  • Reverse federal discrimination against charters & homeschool. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Candice Miller on Education
Republican Representative (MI-10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Candice Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Gary Peters on Education
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Mike Rogers on Education
Republican Representative (MI-8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mike Rogers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Fred Upton on Education
Republican Representative (MI-6): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Fred Upton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Focus educational resources to help those with greatest need. (Jul 2001)
  • Require state standards, regular assessments, and sanctions. (Jul 2001)
  • Support Ed-Flex: more flexibility if more accountable. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 18% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Tim Walberg on Education
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Walberg on other issues.
  • Allow choice among public, private, and alternative school. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Supports education vouchers for public or private school. (Aug 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jennifer Granholm on Education
Democratic Governor (MI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jennifer Granholm on other issues.
  • Raise K-12 funding from $6,875 per pupil to $7,075. (Nov 2006)
Carl Levin on Education
Democratic Sr Senator (MI): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Carl Levin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on $52M for "21st century community learning centers". (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on $5B for grants to local educational agencies. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on shifting $11B from corporate tax loopholes to education. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted NO on allowing more flexibility in federal school rules. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted NO on education savings accounts. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on school vouchers in DC. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on $75M for abstinence education. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on requiring schools to allow voluntary prayer. (Jul 1994)
  • Voted YES on national education standards. (Feb 1994)
  • More foreign languages courses and exchange students. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 82% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Hansen Clarke on Education
Former Democrat (until 2012) (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Hansen Clarke on other issues.
  • Improve our schools & keep them in use in summers. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Dale Kildee on Education
Democratic Representative (MI-5): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Dale Kildee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
John Engler on Education
Former Republican Governor (1991-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Engler on other issues.
  • Expand public school choice; lift cap on charters. (Jan 2001)
Spencer Abraham on Education
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Abraham on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted YES on declaring memorial prayers and religious symbols OK at schools. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing more flexibility in federal school rules. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on education savings accounts. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on school vouchers in DC. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted YES on $75M for abstinence education. (Jul 1996)
Dick Chrysler on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Dick Chrysler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nick Smith on Education
Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Abolish the federal Department of Education. (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 8% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Nick Smith on Education
Republican (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Abolish the federal Department of Education. (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 8% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Jerry Zandstra on Education
Former Republican challenger (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Zandstra on other issues.
  • Parental choice improves involvement & hence school quality. (Jan 2006)
  • Teacher competition improve performance of school systems. (Jan 2006)
James Barcia on Education
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for James Barcia on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Bart Baron on Education
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bart Baron on other issues.
  • Rethink elementary & secondary education. (Mar 2008)
David Bonior on Education
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for David Bonior on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Mike Bouchard on Education
Republican Challenger: Click here for Mike Bouchard on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Keith Butler on Education
Republican challenger, previously Detroit councilor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Keith Butler on other issues.
  • Supports accountability, competition, and portability. (Jun 2006)
  • Supported vouchers but respects votersí rejection. (Jun 2006)
Vernon Ehlers on Education
Republican Representative (MI-3): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Vernon Ehlers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 2001)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Focus educational resources to help those with greatest need. (Jul 2001)
  • Require state standards, regular assessments, and sanctions. (Jul 2001)
  • Support Ed-Flex: more flexibility if more accountable. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Peter Hoekstra on Education
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted NO on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Rated 9% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Support the goals and ideals of Charter Schools. (May 2007)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Jack Hoogendyk on Education
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jack Hoogendyk on other issues.
  • Supports tuition tax credits and charter schools. (Jun 2008)
  • Abolish Department of Education; parents direct education. (May 2008)
  • Ten Commandments & voluntary prayer in public schools. (Nov 2002)
Carolyn Kilpatrick on Education
Democratic Representative (MI-13): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Kilpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Joe Knollenberg on Education
Republican Representative (MI-9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joe Knollenberg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Bret McAtee on Education
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for Bret McAtee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Nikitin on Education
Constitution/Taxpayers Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Nikitin on other issues.
  • Parents choose schools via vouchers. (Aug 2008)
Lynn Nancy Rivers on Education
Democrat (District 13): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Nancy Rivers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Mark Schauer on Education
Democrat (until 2010) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Schauer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Leonard Schwartz on Education
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Leonard Schwartz on other issues.
  • Vouchers as temporary transition to end government schooling. (Oct 2006)
Joe Schwarz on Education
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Schwarz on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
Bart Stupak on Education
Democratic Representative (MI-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bart Stupak on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Debbie Stabenow on Education
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on $52M for "21st century community learning centers". (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on $5B for grants to local educational agencies. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on shifting $11B from corporate tax loopholes to education. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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