PUBLIC EDUCATION SUPPORT
As a state, we must realize that we have to invest in our students. We have bright and talented students who are being cheated out of a quality educational experience because we will not prioritize fully funding schools.
We are losing our best teachers because of the amount we pay. We can never pay teachers what they are truly worth because they are too valuable, but we can do a lot better than what we currently pay.
3. COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY
College should not be totally free, but there has to be a system that would allow students who currently cannot afford college a chance to receive a higher education without being buried in debt later.
K-12 education should be fully funded. We have to realize that our greatest resource as a state is having a well educated population. A way we can improve quality is by providing adequate funds.
5. FAMILY FIRST
I believe that we should employ a family first strategy to help our schools succeed. We have great teachers who teach their best in the classroom, but they are fighting an unfair fight. We have to start paying attention to the outside factors that affect a child’s performance in the classroom. Family First!
We must show our teachers our teachers that they are appreciated. We will never be able to pay them what they are truly worth but we can show them how much we appreciate them.