The Presidential Candidates on Education


10 candidates
30 questions

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Cheers and Jeers

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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Why We're Cheering

He introduced S. 2068, a bill that would prohibit the Bureau of the Census from including citizenship information in the data it provides to states for legislative redistricting.

Cheer
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)
Why We're Cheering

He introduced the Cady Housh and Gemesha Thomas Suicide Prevention Act of 2019, which authorizes the use of federal Garrett Lee Smith grants for training school employees, as well as secondary-school students, in youth suicide awareness and prevention. Cady and Gemesha were high school students in the Kansas City area who committed suicide in 2014 and 2017, respectively.

Cheer
Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)
Why We're Jeering

He said “When you take fringe benefits into account, I think you’ll find that teachers are not as underpaid as you think” during the House Committee on Education and Labor’s July 17 hearing on how federal policy can support teachers, where Connecticut Education Association member Michael Brosnan testified.

Jeer

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