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David Perdue on Education

 

 


Supports school choice including private schools

Q: Public funding for private or for-profit schools?

Perdue: Yes. Supports "school choice," including charter and private schools.

Ossoff: No position found. Focuses on increasing teacher pay and strengthening public schools.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Georgia Senate race , Nov 3, 2020

Free tuition is what Soviets, Nazis, Cubans, Venezuelans did

Q: Support free or subsidized tuition for lower-income individuals?

Perdue: No. Promises of free tuition are what "the Soviets did in Russia, the Germans did in '33," and what the Cubans and Venezuelans did.

Ossoff: Yes. Supports debt forgiveness and making public college, state school, or trade school education "debt-free."

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Georgia Senate race , Nov 3, 2020

Helped secure permanent funding for HBCUs

David also worked across the aisle to secure permanent funding for historically Black colleges and universities. These institutions are vital to the success of so many black Americans, and David has shown himself to be a great champion for them. David told me about his experience working side-by-side with Democratic congressman David Scott to get funding for HBCU agriculture scholarships in the 2018 Farm Bill.
Source: August Chronicle on 2020 Georgia Senate race , Oct 23, 2020

Dismantle unnecessary bureaucracy; innovate at local level

I grew up the son of two teachers. I married a teacher. I have seen first hand that parents and local educators make the best decisions on how to meet the unique needs of students. For example, my mother started a program for gifted students that is still a model for schools across Georgia to this day. True innovation starts at the local level, not in Washington. We should dismantle unnecessary federal bureaucracy and get that funding into the classrooms.
Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, perduesenate.com, "Issues" , Jul 25, 2013

Anti-transgender bathrooms, according to CC survey.

Perdue supports the Christian Coalition survey question on transgender bathrooms

The Chritisan Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Prohibiting Public Schools from Allowing Boys to Use Girls' Bathrooms; and Vice Versa?' CC self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: CC Survey 20CC-3 on Sep 10, 2020

Pro-local education, according to PVS survey.

Perdue opposes the PVS survey question on education standards

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Education: Do you support requiring states to adopt federal education standards?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-7 on Sep 9, 2020

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