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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on education issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political stances on education issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Donald Trump voters: Yes Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political stances on education issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton voters: No Source

Evan McMullin

Evan McMullin’s political stances on education issues

David Evan McMullin was an independent candidate for the for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. McMullin is the former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference in the U.S. House of Representatives and a former CIA operations officer.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Evan McMullin’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Evan McMullin has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political stances on education issues

Jill Stein was the Green Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Stein is a physician and was a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Stein is an alumna of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Jill Stein voters: Yes Source

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ political stances on education issues

Bernie Sanders was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Sanders has served as a U.S. Senator from Vermont since 2012. He represented Vermont’s at-large congressional district from 1991 to 2007 and served as the mayor of Burlington from 1981 – 1989. Sanders is an alumnus of the University of Chicago.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders’ answer: Yes Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Bernie Sanders voters: Yes Source

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political stances on education issues

Gary Johnson was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico –Albuquerque.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Gary Johnson voters: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Gary Johnson voters: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Gary Johnson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Rocky De La Fuente

Rocky De La Fuente’s political stances on education issues

Rocky De La Fuente was the Reform Party and American Delta Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. De La Fuente is a business owner and real estate developer from San Diego, CA. De La Fuente is an alumnus of the University of Mexico with a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes, national standards will help improve our national average and better prepare students for college Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Rocky De La Fuente has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Darrell Castle

Darrell Castle’s political stances on education issues

Darrell Castle was the Constitution Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Castle is an activist and attorney from Memphis Tennessee. Castle is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University with a B.S. in political science and history before completing his law degree at University of Memphis.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Darrell Castle’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Darrell Castle’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Darrell Castle has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan’s political stances on education issues

Zoltan Istvan Gyurko was the Transhumanist Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Istvan is an author and journalist from Los Angeles, CA. Istvan is an alumnus of Columbia University.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes, national standards will help improve our national average and better prepare students for college Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Zoltan Istvan has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s political stances on education issues

Rand Paul was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as U.S. Senator from Kentucky since 2011. Paul is an ophthalmologist and is the son of Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. Paul is an alumnus of Baylor University and the Duke University School of Medicine.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: Yes Source

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz’s political stances on education issues

Ted Cruz was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as a U.S. Senator from Texas since 2012. Cruz served as the solicitor general from Texas from 2003 to 2008 and was a policy adviser to President George W. Bush. Cruz is an alumnus of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Ted Cruz’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Ted Cruz has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s political stances on education issues

Marco Rubio was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Rubio has served as a U.S. Senator from Florida since 2011. Rubio served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 – 2008. Rubio is an alumnus of the University of Florida and the University of Miami School of Law.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Marco Rubio’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Marco Rubio has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

John Kasich

John Kasich’s political stances on education issues

John Kasich was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and the current governor of Ohio. Kasich served as a member of U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2001 representing Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. Kasich is an alumnus of Ohio State University.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

John Kasich’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

John Kasich has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Ben Carson

Ben Carson’s political stances on education issues

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Ben Carson’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Ben Carson’s answer: No, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Ben Carson has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush’s political stances on education issues

Jeb Bush was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Bush served as the Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. Bush is an alumnus of the University of Texas.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Jeb Bush’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Jeb Bush’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Jeb Bush has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Martin O'Malley

Martin O'Malley’s political stances on education issues

Martin O’Malley was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. O’Malley served as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 – 2007. O’Malley is an alumnus of Catholic University and the University of Maryland Law School.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Martin O'Malley’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Martin O'Malley’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Martin O'Malley has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Scott Walker

Scott Walker’s political stances on education issues

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Scott Walker’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Scott Walker voters: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Scott Walker has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal’s political stances on education issues

Bobby Jindal was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Jindal served as the Governor of Louisiana from 2008 to 2016 and represented Louisiana’s 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2005 to 2008. Jindal is an alumnus of Brown University.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Bobby Jindal’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Bobby Jindal’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Bobby Jindal has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina’s political stances on education issues

Carly Fiorina was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Fiorina was the CEO of Hewlett Packard from 1999 to 2005. Fiorina is an alumnus of Stanford University and M.I.T.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Carly Fiorina’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Carly Fiorina’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Carly Fiorina has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee’s political stances on education issues

Mike Huckabee was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Huckabee served as the Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. Huckabee is an alumnus of Ouachita Baptist University.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Mike Huckabee’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Mike Huckabee’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Mike Huckabee has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham’s political stances on education issues

Lindsey Graham was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Graham has served as the U.S. Senator from South Carolina since 2003. Graham represented South Carolina’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993 to 1995. Graham is an alumnus of the University of South Carolina.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Lindsey Graham’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Lindsey Graham’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Lindsey Graham has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Chris Christie

Chris Christie’s political stances on education issues

Chris Christie was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Christie has served as the governor of New Jersey since 2010 and was the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 2002 – 2008. Christie is an alumnus of the University of Delaware and Seton Hall law school.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Chris Christie’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Chris Christie’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Chris Christie has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Lincoln Chafee

Lincoln Chafee’s political stances on education issues

Lincoln Chaffee was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Chafee served as a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island from 1999 – 2007 and the Mayor of Warwick from 1993 – 1999. Chafee is an alumnus of Brown University.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Lincoln Chafee’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Lincoln Chafee’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Lincoln Chafee has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum’s political stances on education issues

Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Santorum served as the U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and represented Pennsylvania’s 18th district from 1991 to 1995. Santorum is an alumnus of Penn State University and the University of Pittsburg School of Law.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Rick Santorum’s answer: No Source

Do you support charter schools? stats discuss

Rick Santorum has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

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