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Jerry Brown on Education
Democratic Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Brown on other issues.
  • No government-imposed standards for public schools. (Dec 2013)
  • Consider subsidiarity: central authority only if local fails. (Jan 2013)
  • Vetoed considering demographics in college admissions. (Oct 2011)
  • Let people vote to avoid cutting schools & colleges. (Jan 2011)
  • Give school districts more flexibility and hold accountable. (Nov 2010)
Eric Garcetti on Education
Mayor of Los Angeles: Click here for Eric Garcetti on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Neel Kashkari on Education
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Neel Kashkari on other issues.
  • Give freedom & flexibility to teachers, principals & parents. (Jul 2014)
Jerry Sanders on Education
Mayor of San Diego: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jerry Sanders on other issues.
  • Implementing national standards in San Diego schools. (Mar 2011)
Hilda Solis on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • $500M for businesses partnerships at community colleges. (Feb 2012)
  • 1984: First elective office: Board of Community College. (Oct 2001)
  • 1992: Won State Assembly race focusing on education. (Oct 2001)
  • 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)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Antonio Villaraigosa on Education
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Antonio Villaraigosa on other issues.
  • Mayoral control of 22 poorly performing schools. (Jun 2013)
  • Police in the schools, every day, but not all day. (Jan 2013)
  • Charter schools and competition to improve education. (Dec 2011)
  • Academic performance measures need to be more comprehensive. (Sep 2011)
  • Invest in our schools to reform Latino education. (Aug 2011)
  • Parent Trigger: supports right to demand good education. (Jul 2011)

Senate:

CA 2012: 2012 CA Senate debate


Barbara Boxer on Education
Democratic Jr Senator (CA): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Boxer on other issues.
  • $1.2 billion to save the jobs of 16,500 California teachers. (Sep 2010)
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Opposes less federal or more local control of education. (Sep 2010)
Elizabeth Emken on Education
Republican Challenger: Click here for Elizabeth Emken on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dianne Feinstein on Education
Democratic Sr Senator (CA): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Dianne Feinstein 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 YES on Educational Savings Accounts. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted YES on declaring memorial prayers and religious symbols OK at schools. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing more flexibility in federal school rules. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Three R’s: $35B for Reinvestment,Reinvention,Responsibility. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)

House:


Joe Baca on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-43): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Baca 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Karen Bass on Education
Democrat (District 37): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Karen Bass on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
Xavier Becerra on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-31): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Xavier Becerra 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 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)
Ami Bera on Education
Democrat (District 7): Click here for Ami Bera on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Howard Berman on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-28): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Howard Berman 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)
Brian Bilbray on Education
Republican Representative (CA-50): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Brian Bilbray 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 YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Constitutionally guarantee parent's right to educate kids. (Jan 2011)
Mary Bono on Education
Republican Representative (CA-45): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mary Bono 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 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)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 2001)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 9% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Julia Brownley on Education
Democrat (District 26): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Julia Brownley on other issues.
  • Pushed state plan for excellence in education. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports charter schools. (Oct 2010)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
Ken Calvert on Education
Republican Representative (CA-44): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Ken Calvert 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)
  • 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 9% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Lois Capps on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-23): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Lois Capps 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)
  • 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)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Tony Cardenas on Education
Democrat (District 29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Cardenas on other issues.
  • $1 billion for new textbooks and classroom materials. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Judy Chu on Education
Democrat (District 27): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Judy Chu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
Paul Cook on Education
Republican (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Cook on other issues.
  • Denounce the Common Core State Standards. (Feb 2014)
Jim Costa on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-20): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Costa on other issues.
  • Co-authored a class size reduction law. (Nov 2004)
  • 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)
Susan Davis on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-53): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Susan Davis 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 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)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Three R’s: $35B for Reinvestment,Reinvention,Responsibility. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Jeff Denham on Education
Republican (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Denham on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Anna Eshoo on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-14): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Anna Eshoo 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)
  • Rated 82% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored supporting the contributions of Catholic schools. (Jan 2013)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Sam Farr on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-17): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Sam Farr 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 92% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Apr 2013)
John Garamendi on Education
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Garamendi on other issues.
  • Ensure that teachers have the resources they need. (Nov 2009)
  • No greater responsibility than educating our children. (Nov 2009)
  • Budget cuts directly lower school quality. (Nov 2009)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
Janice Hahn on Education
Democrat (District 44): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Janice Hahn on other issues.
  • Empower local teachers, not politicians and bureaucrats. (Sep 2011)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Jun 2013)
Mike Honda on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-15): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Honda 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 $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)
  • 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)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Apr 2013)
Jared Huffman on Education
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jared Huffman on other issues.
  • Every American should receive a quality public education. (Nov 2012)
Duncan Hunter Jr. on Education
Republican (District 50): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter Jr. on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Darrell Issa on Education
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa 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 YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 9% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Doug LaMalfa on Education
Republican (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Doug LaMalfa on other issues.
  • Post the Ten Commandments in public schools. (Nov 2002)
  • Vouchers for public, private, and religious schools. (Nov 2002)
  • $110M per year to teach abstinence in public schools. (May 2013)
  • Denounce the Common Core State Standards. (Feb 2014)
Barbara Lee on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-9): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Lee on other issues.
  • When I started school, public schools were segregated. (Nov 2013)
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Zoe Lofgren on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-16): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Zoe Lofgren 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 90% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Alan Lowenthal on Education
Democrat (District 47): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Alan Lowenthal on other issues.
  • Champion our public college system. (Nov 2012)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (May 2013)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Apr 2013)
Dan Lungren on Education
Republican Representative (CA-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dan Lungren 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 YES 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)
Doris Matsui on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doris Matsui 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)
Kevin McCarthy on Education
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Kevin McCarthy on other issues.
  • Average salary at Department of Education is $103,000. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports vouchers for public, private, & religious schools. (Nov 2002)
  • Supports Ten Commandments & abstinence-only sex ed. (Nov 2002)
  • 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)
Jerry McNerney on Education
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jerry McNerney on other issues.
  • Public education played integral part in US power. (Nov 2006)
  • 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)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Mar 2013)
Grace Napolitano on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-38): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Grace Napolitano 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Mar 2013)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Devin Nunes on Education
Republican Representative (CA-21): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Devin Nunes 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)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Nancy Pelosi on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-8): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Pelosi on other issues.
  • Vouchers are an ideological scheme to privatize schools. (Feb 2012)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • 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)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Scott Peters on Education
Democrat (District 52): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Peters on other issues.
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Laura Richardson on Education
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Laura Richardson 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)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
Dana Rohrabacher on Education
Republican Representative (CA-46): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Dana Rohrabacher 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 YES 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)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 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)
Lucille Roybal-Allard on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-34): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Lucille Roybal-Allard 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)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored supporting the contributions of Catholic schools. (Jan 2013)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Ed Royce on Education
Republican Representative (CA-40): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ed Royce 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)
  • Rated 8% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Raul Ruiz on Education
Democrat (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Raul Ruiz on other issues.
  • Invest in preschool & fully fund after-school. (Nov 2012)
Linda Sanchez on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-39): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Linda Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Loretta Sanchez on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-47): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Loretta Sanchez 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Adam Schiff on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-29): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Adam Schiff on other issues.
  • Educational standards and more resources for teachers. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
  • Three R’s: $35B for Reinvestment,Reinvention,Responsibility. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Brad Sherman on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-27): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Brad Sherman 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Jackie Speier on Education
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jackie Speier on other issues.
  • Stop punishing schools that are struggling. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored supporting the contributions of Catholic schools. (Jan 2013)
Pete Stark on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Pete Stark on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • 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 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)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Eric Swalwell on Education
Democrat (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Swalwell on other issues.
  • Abolish NCLB and teaching to the test. (Nov 2012)
Mark Takano on Education
Democrat (District 41): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Takano on other issues.
  • Worked on the front lines of public education. (Nov 2012)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Mar 2013)
Mike Thompson on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Thompson 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)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
David Valadao on Education
Republican (District 21): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Valadao on other issues.
  • Reject "one-size-fits-all": DC out of local schools. (Nov 2012)
Juan Vargas on Education
Democrat (District 51): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Juan Vargas on other issues.
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Maxine Waters on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-35): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Maxine Waters 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents. (Feb 2013)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Darrell Issa on Education
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa 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 YES on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 9% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Education
Republican CA Governor: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Arnold Schwarzenegger on other issues.
  • 2005: slow the rate of increase of education spending. (May 2010)
  • Until now, children were trapped in low-performing schools. (Jan 2010)
  • Inner city schools need more attention and funding. (Sep 2003)
  • Prop 49 was the responsible way to get after school programs. (Sep 2003)
  • Measure student progress and school progress. (Aug 2003)
  • Supports school prayer. (Aug 2003)
  • Prop 49: afterschool programs for all children. (Aug 2003)
  • Afterschool programs for all kids by the year 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Supports public school choice and community control. (Aug 2003)
  • Supports limited school vouchers. (Aug 2003)
  • Participate in federal program Race to the Top. (Mar 2010)
Keith Holbrook on Education
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Keith Holbrook on other issues.
  • Make education system second to none. (Jul 2011)
Gail Lightfoot on Education
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (CA): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gail Lightfoot on other issues.
  • STEM education is important for science advancement. (Jun 2012)
  • Public schools must be NEUTRAL on religion & prayer. (Jul 2010)
  • Vouchers are interim until all government schools closed. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers. (Oct 2000)
  • Supports Organized Prayer In Public Schools. (Oct 2000)
Orly Taitz on Education
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Orly Taitz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Campbell on Education
Republican Representative (CA-48): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Campbell 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)
Dennis Cardoza on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-18): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Cardoza 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
David Dreier on Education
Republican Representative (CA-26): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for David Dreier 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 20% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Bob Filner on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-51): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bob Filner 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
Elton Gallegly on Education
Republican Representative (CA-24): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Elton Gallegly 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)
  • 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)
Jane Harman on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-36): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jane Harman on other issues.
  • Opposes parents choosing schools via vouchers. (Oct 2000)
  • 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 giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Three R’s: $35B for Reinvestment,Reinvention,Responsibility. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Wally Herger on Education
Republican Representative (CA-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Wally Herger 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 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 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Jerry Lewis on Education
Republican Representative (CA-41): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Lewis 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)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 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)
Tom McClintock on Education
Republican (District 4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
  • Get education money into classrooms, not into bureaucracy. (Sep 2003)
  • Problem lies not with funding but with school management. (Mar 1999)
  • State bureaucracy isn’t the answer to better education. (Mar 1999)
  • Students are stuck with ‘annual lottery’ for good teachers. (Mar 1999)
  • Decentralized structure is key to improving schools. (Mar 1999)
  • Best teachers should make six-figure salary. (Mar 1999)
  • Encourages ‘cut-throat competition’ between teachers. (Mar 1999)
  • Bilingual education is segregation. (Sep 1997)
  • Bilingual programs are ‘cash cow’ for Democrats. (Sep 1997)
  • Centralization & consolidation reduce school performance. (Mar 1999)
  • Parents are most protective guardians of education quality. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Buck McKeon on Education
Republican Representative (CA-25): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Buck McKeon 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)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 2001)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 25% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Support the goals and ideals of Charter Schools. (May 2007)
  • Constitutionally guarantee parent's right to educate kids. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Gloria Negrete McLeod on Education
Democrat (County run 2014) (District 35): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gloria Negrete McLeod on other issues.
  • Invest upstream in kids and get tremendous benefits later. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Apr 2013)
Gary Miller on Education
Republican Representative (CA-42): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gary Miller 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)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
George Miller on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-7): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for George Miller 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)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Doug Ose on Education
Republican challenger (District 3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Doug Ose 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)
  • 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 25% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Henry Waxman on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-30): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Henry Waxman 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 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Lynn Woolsey on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-6): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Woolsey 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)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 89% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools. (Sep 2011)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Cruz Bustamante on Education
Former Democratic Lt. Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Cruz Bustamante on other issues.
  • Tuition must be kept low for every single student. (Sep 2003)
  • Focus on providing textbooks instead of high school testing. (Sep 2003)
  • Don’t balance the budget on the backs of college students. (Mar 2003)
  • Stop the increase in community college tuition. (Mar 2003)
Peter Camejo on Education
Former Green Challenger (2003): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Peter Camejo on other issues.
  • Privatization is hidden agenda of high school testing. (Sep 2003)
  • Use a holistic approach instead of high school testing. (Sep 2003)
  • Davis appropriately increasing education spending. (Sep 2003)
  • Pay teachers more than prison guards. (Nov 2002)
Gray Davis on Education
Former Democratic: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gray Davis on other issues.
  • CA schools are bad, but headed in the right direction. (Nov 2002)
  • Balanced education reform with teachers’ unions. (Feb 2000)
  • Supports EdFlex; more money for higher grades. (Feb 2000)
  • Improve and invest in public schools. (Aug 2001)
Arianna Huffington on Education
Former Independent Challenger (2003): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Arianna Huffington on other issues.
  • Education as great equalizer has gone terribly wrong. (Sep 2010)
  • Single-payer education: feds fund; parents choose. (Sep 2010)
  • Not a strong America if 8th graders can’t read. (Apr 2004)
  • Prop 49 was nothing but a photo-op initiative. (Sep 2003)
  • Books, not bars: fund teachers, not prisons. (Sep 2003)
  • Davis inappropriately spending $18M on ACLU school lawsuit. (Sep 2003)
  • Equalize funding for charter schools to raise teacher pay. (Sep 2003)
Tom McClintock on Education
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
  • Get education money into classrooms, not into bureaucracy. (Sep 2003)
  • Problem lies not with funding but with school management. (Mar 1999)
  • State bureaucracy isn’t the answer to better education. (Mar 1999)
  • Students are stuck with ‘annual lottery’ for good teachers. (Mar 1999)
  • Decentralized structure is key to improving schools. (Mar 1999)
  • Best teachers should make six-figure salary. (Mar 1999)
  • Encourages ‘cut-throat competition’ between teachers. (Mar 1999)
  • Bilingual education is segregation. (Sep 1997)
  • Bilingual programs are ‘cash cow’ for Democrats. (Sep 1997)
  • Centralization & consolidation reduce school performance. (Mar 1999)
  • Parents are most protective guardians of education quality. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Bill Simon on Education
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Simon on other issues.
  • Don’t allow children to be trapped in failing schools. (Nov 2002)
  • Remove charter school cap & start more charter schools. (Sep 2002)
  • Streamline school bureaucracy: trust parents & schools. (Sep 2002)
Peter Ueberroth on Education
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Ueberroth on other issues.
  • Reduce education bureaucracy and put funds into classrooms. (Sep 2003)
Bill Baker on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Baker on other issues.
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Sonny Bono on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 44): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sonny Bono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Tom Campbell on Education
2010 Republican Challenger (lost primary): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Cal Dooley on Education
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Cal Dooley on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Firmly opposed to Bush’s voucher proposal. (Jan 2001)
  • Three R’s: $35B for Reinvestment,Reinvention,Responsibility. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Bob Dornan on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 46): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Dornan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
Jim Gray on Education
2004 former Libertarian challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Gray on other issues.
  • Supports charters and vouchers. (Aug 2004)
Bill Jones on Education
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Bill Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Kim on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 41): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Kim on other issues.
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Tom Lantos on Education
Former Democrat (until 2008) (District 12): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tom Lantos on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Robert Matsui on Education
Former Democrat (deceased) (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Robert Matsui on other issues.
  • 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 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Carlos Moorhead on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carlos Moorhead on other issues.
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
Dick Mountjoy on Education
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2006): Click here for Dick Mountjoy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Andrea Seastrand on Education
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for Andrea Seastrand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
George Brown on Education
Democrat (District 42): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for George Brown on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Tom Campbell on Education
Republican (Retired) (District 15): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Gary Condit on Education
Democrat (District 18): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gary Condit on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Christopher Cox on Education
Republican (District 47): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Cox 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)
  • Rated 8% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Duke Cunningham on Education
Republican (District 51): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Duke Cunningham 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 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)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Ron Dellums on Education
Democrat (1993-1998) (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ron Dellums on other issues.
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Julian Dixon on Education
Democrat (District 32): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Julian Dixon on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
John Doolittle on Education
Republican Representative (CA-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Doolittle 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 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)
  • Let schools display the words "God Bless America". (Oct 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)
Vic Fazio on Education
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Vic Fazio on other issues.
  • 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)
Carly Fiorina on Education
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carly Fiorina on other issues.
  • Supports less federal & more local control of education. (Sep 2010)
Steve Horn on Education
Republican (District 38): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Steve Horn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring states to test students. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO 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)
Duncan Hunter on Education
Republican Representative (CA-52): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter on other issues.
  • Unions and status quo run good teachers out of teaching. (Dec 2007)
  • Replace old credentialing with inspiration. (Dec 2007)
  • Make schools community-based with no mandated integration. (Sep 2007)
  • Don’t impeach judges for decisions on legislature prayers. (Sep 2007)
  • Present scientific facts that support creationism. (Sep 2007)
  • Equal funds for abstinence as contraceptive-based education. (Sep 2007)
  • Schools forfeit funds if they expose kids to gay propaganda. (Sep 2007)
  • Supports vouchers & home schooling. (Sep 2007)
  • 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)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Steven Kuykendall on Education
Republican (District 36): Click here for Steven Kuykendall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marty Martinez on Education
Republican (District 31): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Marty Martinez on other issues.
  • 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)
Juanita Millender-McDonald on Education
Democrat (District 37): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Juanita Millender-McDonald on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Ron Packard on Education
Republican (District 48): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ron Packard on other issues.
  • 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 a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Richard Pombo on Education
Republican (District 11): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Richard Pombo 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)
  • 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)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
George Radanovich on Education
Republican Representative (CA-19): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for George Radanovich 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 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)
  • Supports requiring schools to allow prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
James Rogan on Education
Republican (District 27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Rogan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
Hilda Solis on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • $500M for businesses partnerships at community colleges. (Feb 2012)
  • 1984: First elective office: Board of Community College. (Oct 2001)
  • 1992: Won State Assembly race focusing on education. (Oct 2001)
  • 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)
  • Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3. (Mar 2001)
  • Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Ellen Tauscher on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-10): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ellen Tauscher 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)
  • Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Three R’s: $35B for Reinvestment,Reinvention,Responsibility. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Bill Thomas on Education
Republican (District 21): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Thomas 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)
  • 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)
Esteban Torres on Education
Democrat (District 34): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Esteban Torres on other issues.
  • 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)
Andy Vidak on Education
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andy Vidak on other issues.
  • Greater local control; reduce Department of Education. (Nov 2010)
Diane Watson on Education
Democratic Representative (CA-33): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Diane Watson 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 NO on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 91% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Charlie Brown on Education
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Charlie Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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