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      • Revise NCLB
      • Early learning Opportunities (ex. Head Start)
      • Smaller class sizes
      • More after school activities
      • Individualized attention for students
  • Democratic Party on Education
    • Federal government needs to fund education, including special education.
    • Raise pay for teachers.
    • Improve :
      • Mentoring
      • Professional development
      • New technology training for teachers.
    • Create new rewards for teachers
    • Fair dismissal policies for teachers
    • Build new schools with modern technology
    • Advocate community service as part of education.
    • Oppose school vouchers
    • Test new teachers for competency
    • Emphasis on teachers as professionals
    • Opposes school vouchers
    • Against individual merit pay for individual teachers
    • Gear Up Program
    • Salary increases for teachers
    • More after-school programs
    • Smaller class sizes
    • Reform NCLB
    • Provide support for new parents
    • Proponent of early education, i.e. Head Start
    • Opponent of violent and sexual electronic media
    • Provide meaningful support for “kinship care” families
    • Incorporate Internships
    • Supports universal preschools
    • Raise pay for teachers
    • Support same-sex families
    • Wants to create a National Teacher's University
    • Improve education working conditions
    • Supports radically overhauling NCLB
    • Support better tests, broader measures of school success
    • Reward successful schools
    • Designate more resources for low-income children
    • Fully fund special education
    • Raise graduation rates
    • Expand early childhood education.
    • Reward successful schools through grants.
    • Expand summer school
    • Supports merit pay for teachers.
    • Would Reform and Refund NCLB.
    • Support teachers working conditions.
    • More Accountability
    • More access to A.P programs.
  • ReCap and Overview of Democratic Positions
    • Reform and Fund NCLB
    • More emphasis on early education programs
    • Higher pay for teachers
    • Teachers = Professionals
    • Give public schools' more autonomy + flexibility
    • Provide multi-level support and resources that reach children of all socio-economic levels.
  • Works Cited
    • ontheissues.org
    • hillaryclinton.com
    • barackobama.com
    • johnedwards.com
    • dnc.org
    • realclearpolitics.com