How to support public education in

Vermont

Key Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Nov. 6, 2018
  • Primary: Aug. 14, 2018
  • Early Voting (General): Not available; absentee voting available beginning Sept. 22, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in Vermont in the next election

Gun Violence Prevention

Gun Violence Prevention

Students and educators deserve to learn and teach in a safe environment. That’s why we demand gun violence reform.

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Privatization

Privatization

Public money should go to public services. Giving taxpayer money to private interests, like unaccountable, for-profit charter schools, eliminates a path to well-paying jobs for the communities public schools serve.

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Teacher Shortage

Teacher Shortage

To ensure each classroom has an effective teacher we must identifying and address the root cause of the shortage. Maintaining high standards for licensure ensures every student has a qualified teacher from day one.

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Vouchers

Vouchers

Taking already scarce funding from local public schools and giving it to private schools hurts student opportunities.

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Immigration

Immigration

Regardless of country of origin, all students deserve a quality education. We support comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship, and rejects separating children from their families.

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College Affordability

College Affordability

Every student should be able to pursue an education without amassing major debt. We support college affordability legislation, federal loan forgiveness programs for public service and increased Pell Grant funding.

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NEA Recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I)
U.S. Senate
Rep. Peter Welch (D)
U.S. House, At Large

Take Action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live

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Pledge your support

To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for Vermont's students in the 2018 midterm elections!

2

Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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