"I believe that education is a right, not a privilege, and that a quality K-12 public education should be available to all on an equal basis"
1) Reduce exposure of low-income and non-white students to inexperienced teachers and high teacher turnover rates by retaining, not firing and replacing most teachers during their 3 year probationary period. We must put safeguards in place to prevent the arbitrary firing and replacement of probationary teachers.
2) Eliminate watered-down curriculum tracks.
3) Support teacher job protections, including seniority and tenure rights
Oppose corporate school reforms and charter-ization of the public school system