Fair funding for schools is sustainable and transparent. Fair funding takes into account family income, poverty and, for our area especially, it will help to strengthen education and transportation worries for our already hurting rural schools. Fair funding requires accountability in education which leads to increased graduation rates making for a college and career ready student.

Voucher schools are not transparent and they are not sustainable. They pull money away from public education which eventually will increase our property taxes to fund. The tax credits given to parents who send their children to these schools will also have to come from somewhere! Fair funding is a much more balanced approach.

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Nancy discussing education policy with Jim Briggs,
a retired high school English teacher