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Leah Vukmir on Education

 

 


I want schools competing for enrollment

Q: Provide vouchers to parents to send their children to private schools with public money?

Tammy Baldwin (D): No. Opposes "giving taxpayer dollars to private schools."

Leah Vukmir (R): Yes. "I want schools competing for enrollment."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Wisconsin Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Get federal government out of business of student loans

Q: Refinance student loans at lower rates, paid for by increasing taxes on high earners?

Tammy Baldwin (D): Yes. Voted for 2017 bill to do this. Also expand Pell grants.

Leah Vukmir (R): No. "We have to get the federal government out of the business of loans."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Wisconsin Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Expand school choice

Every child, regardless of location or background, must have access to a quality education. That's why I have worked so hard to improve our public schools, as well as expand school choice so that parents have the best options available for educating their children. We must also train our workforce by providing them with the tools needed to fill the jobs that are open. Education
Source: 2014 Wisconsin State Senate campaign website LeahVukmir.com , Nov 1, 2014

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