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Brian Sandoval on Education
Republican Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Brian Sandoval on other issues.
  • Business tax credit for opportunity scholarship contribution. (Jan 2013)
  • $20M so every Nevada child can read by Grade Three. (Jan 2013)
  • Proposes JAG specialists: Jobs for America's Graduates. (Jan 2013)
  • Improve education performance measurements. (Oct 2011)
  • Enhance education data systems in Nevada. (Oct 2011)
  • Yes to charter schools statewide. (Aug 2011)
  • School choice including private schools. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports education vouchers for public or private school. (Aug 2010)

Senate:

NV 2012: 2012 Nevada Senate Debates


Shelley Berkley on Education
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
John Ensign on Education
Republican Jr Senator (NV): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Ensign on other issues.
  • Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on $52M for "21st century community learning centers". (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on $5B for grants to local educational agencies. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on shifting $11B from corporate tax loopholes to education. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 18% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Dean Heller on Education
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller 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)
Harry Reid on Education
Democratic Sr Senator (NV): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Harry Reid on other issues.
  • World-class education to compete in world-wide economy. (Feb 2005)
  • 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 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Opposes education vouchers for public or private school. (Aug 2010)

House:


Mark Amodei on Education
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Amodei on other issues.
  • Support national standards and testing. (Nov 2002)
Joe Heck on Education
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Heck on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports education vouchers for public or private school. (Aug 2010)
Steven Horsford on Education
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Horsford on other issues.
  • Don't gut education; get best teachers in the classrooms. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Dina Titus on Education
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dina Titus on other issues.
  • 20 year fight for smaller classes & full-day kindergarten. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Oct 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Gibbons on Education
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • Empower local school boards and parents. (Feb 2010)
  • End cookie-cutter approach & end union influence. (Feb 2010)
  • Gauge the demands of introducing full-day kindergarten. (Jan 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)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 10% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Kenny Guinn on Education
Republican NV Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Guinn on other issues.
  • $23M for new teacherís college at Henderson. (Jan 2001)
  • $10M for reading teachers; all kids read by 3rd grade. (Jan 2001)
  • Support charters & private investment in public schools. (Nov 1998)
  • Sex ed should stress abstinence but also safe sex. (Nov 1998)
Shelley Berkley on Education
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Dean Heller on Education
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller 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)
Richard Bryan on Education
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Richard Bryan on other issues.
  • 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)
Barbara Vucanovich on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Vucanovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Rick Ziser on Education
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Ziser on other issues.
  • Expanded options and choice for parents. (May 2004)
Sharron Angle on Education
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sharron Angle on other issues.
  • Let students and teachers acknowledge God. (Aug 2010)
  • Vouchers to allow choice of private, religious & home-school. (Aug 2010)
  • Decisions are best made by local teachers & parents. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports voluntary prayer in public schools. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports education vouchers for public or private school. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports less federal & more local control of education. (Sep 2010)
Jack Carter on Education
Democratic challenger, previously First Son: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jack Carter on other issues.
  • Teach Reading, Writing and Rithmetic, not values. (Jul 2006)
  • Engage teachers & parents to improve public education system. (May 2006)
  • School reform needs follow-through. (Apr 2006)
Jon Porter on Education
Republican Representative (NV-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jon Porter on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Support the goals and ideals of Charter Schools. (May 2007)
Jim Gibbons on Education
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • Empower local school boards and parents. (Feb 2010)
  • End cookie-cutter approach & end union influence. (Feb 2010)
  • Gauge the demands of introducing full-day kindergarten. (Jan 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)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 10% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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