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Al Gore on School Choice
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  • Bush’s vouchers are “educational roulette”. (Oct 26)
  • Bush proposes more for vouchers than for public schools. (Oct 17)
  • Overempasized restrictions of Bush’s education plan. (Oct 17)
  • Vouchers cause public schools to have 9:30 lunch & no desks. (Oct 3)
  • Spend resources rebuilding public schools. (Oct 3)
  • Yes, poor parents in failing schools might like vouchers. (Aug 31)
  • Invest in schools; don’t drain them via vouchers. (Aug 18)
  • Lieberman experiments with vouchers; Bush destroys with them. (Aug 10)
  • Parents in failing schools can’t wait: Shut down & re-open. (May 23)
  • For-profit schools OK within public system. (May 23)
  • Says Bush’s “choice” sends kids to bad public schools. (Apr 28)
  • Choice & competition only within public & charter schools. (Apr 28)
  • Give parents choice in choosing public schools. (Mar 21)
  • Increase public school aid by 50% instead of vouchers. (Jan 17)
  • No experimental vouchers. (Sep 1999)
  • More choice, more local control, within public schools. (May 1999)
  • Shut failing schools; then re-open & turn them around. (May 1999)
  • Against vouchers; build up public schools instead. (Mar 1998)
David McReynolds on School Choice
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  • No public funding of private schools. (Jan 1)
Dick Cheney on School Choice
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  • Money from failed schools can be used as parents decide best. (Sep 19)
  • Co-sponsored bill for parental choice within public schools. (Jan 1988)
Ezola Foster on School Choice
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  • Focus on Constitution: feds out of school funding & control. (Aug 29)
  • Government intervention to blame for school problems. (Aug 12)
George W. Bush on School Choice
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  • Vouchers are up to states; allow local control. (Oct 17)
  • Allow “charter states” as well as charter schools. (Sep 30)
  • One size does not fit all in education. (Aug 3)
  • Money from failed schools can go to charters or tutors too. (May 23)
  • Tax money to religious schools OK, if they’re teaching kids. (May 23)
  • Profit-making schools OK, as long as kids learn. (May 23)
  • Fund 2,000 charter schools; defund failing schools. (Apr 2)
  • Don’t subsidize problems in schools; solve them. (Mar 15)
  • If schools fail for 3 years, funding becomes “portable”. (Feb 29)
  • Charters encourage innovative methods & provide choices. (Dec 1999)
  • $3 billion for Charter School Fund. (Oct 1999)
  • School decisions by parents, not federal judges. (Aug 1999)
  • Let poor people choose their schools, like rich people do. (Aug 1999)
  • Vouchers a priority; encourage their spread. (Apr 1999)
  • Supports vouchers, including private or religious schools. (Dec 1998)
  • Vouchers tied to “accountability system”. (Mar 1998)
  • “Home rule” with state standards. (Feb 1995)
Harry Browne on School Choice
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  • Vouchers will result in govt control of private schools. (Sep 9)
  • Private vouchers do more to educate poor than govt does. (Sep 9)
  • Vouchers are just another way to attach federal strings. (Aug 9)
  • Better schools without vouchers by removing federal govt. (Jun 14)
  • Federal involvement in schools doesn’t work. (Jan 27)
  • Give parents “total” control over school selection. (Jan 27)
  • Get government out of education so parents can choose. (Apr 1998)
  • Repeal taxes so parents can afford any school they choose. (May 1996)
  • Vouchers better than public schools; no govt is best. (Jul 1995)
  • Feds out of education and states out of education. (Jul 1995)
Howard Phillips on School Choice
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  • Children’s education controlled by parents. (May 1998)
John Hagelin on School Choice
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  • Supports vouchers, charter schools, & block grants. (Jan 13)
  • Improved public education might lead to vouchers later. (Sep 1992)
Joseph Lieberman on School Choice
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  • Would advocate vouchers privately, but support Gore publicly. (Aug 16)
  • Supports charter schools, private education savings accounts. (Aug 10)
  • Choice won’t “ruin” schools; they’re already in ruins. (Aug 8)
  • Lieberman’s view on vouchers closer to Bush’s than Gore’s? (Aug 8)
  • Voted for vouchers; against block grants. (Mar 2)
Pat Buchanan on School Choice
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  • Support home schooling but don’t give up on public schools. (Sep 1999)
  • For vouchers, charter schools, & homeschooling. (Jun 1999)
  • Decisions by parents and teachers, not bureaucrats. (May 1999)
Ralph Nader on School Choice
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  • Support choice within public schools. (Jun 25)
Winona LaDuke on School Choice
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  • Support choice within public schools. (Jun 25)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  



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