Category: Education

Club for Growth Launches TV Ads Supporting DeVos Nomination in North Dakota and West Virginia

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“We are determined to see Betsy DeVos win confirmation.” Washington, DC – The Club for Growth released the following statement from its president, David McIntosh, about its new television ad supporting the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education: “The Club for Growth enthusiastically endorsed Betsy DeVos when President Trump nominated her in December, […]

In the Student Debt Crisis, the Worst Solution is Debt Forgiveness

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It’s been conclusively proved that federally subsidizing higher education is one of the driving forces behind untenable tuition prices and an increasing debt load on students, but as Mary Clare from the Daily Signal points out, these debt forgiveness plans “do nothing to address price increases and shift more of the financial burden onto taxpayers”. […]

In The News… 5.25.16

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Mike Crane and Drew Ferguson to compete in a runoff on July 26, AJC Obama’s Education Department is attempting to mandate “equalized spending” at the state and local level, even though the education law passed last year specifically forbids it, Washington Examiner Why Obama’s “mandate prosperity” is a fallacy, Real Clear Markets

Club for Growth Releases Annual Congressional Scorecard

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Washington, DC – Today, the Club for Growth released its 2015 Congressional Scorecard, which ranks the voting behavior of Members of Congress based on issues relating to limited government and economic growth. To view the Club for Growth’s 2015 Congressional Scorecard and all prior scorecards, click here. “Despite slight progress in 2015, Congress has a […]

In The News… 3.10.16

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Tim Scott fights for school choice while opposing Obama’s nominee for Education Secretary, The Post and Courier Forbes; The key to ending class warfare is economic growth USA Today; Trade wars do not bring back jobs The Federalist dismantles Trump’s protectionist trade proposals

National School Choice Week!

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  The Daily Signal takes a look back and finds cause for small-government conservatives to celebrate… What School Choice Advocates Have to Celebrate Lindsey Burke / January 25, 2016 National School Choice Week has just kicked-off, and there is much to celebrate this year. National School Choice Week will feature over 16,000 events across the country this […]

In the news… 1.13.2016

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Senator Mike Lee’s one minute response to the President’s State of the Union address, Daily Signal The Week’s article on Sen. Mike Lee, the most interesting Republican in Congress National Review, Democrats fighting against school choice in Washington, D.C. (where it’s needed most)

Key Vote Alert – Student Success Act (HR 5)

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KEY VOTE ALERT Student Success Act (HR 5)  The Club for Growth urges all House members to vote YES on the following amendments that will be considered during the debate on the Student Success Act (HR 5).  These votes will be included in the Club for Growth’s 2015 Congressional Scorecard. Walker-DeSantis Amdt #36: Allows states […]

Mike Simpson’s Atrocious Record On School Choice

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Club for Growth Spokesman Barney Keller: “Mike Simpson’s record of opposing school choice is exactly why he was endorsed six times in a row by the Idaho Teachers Union.”  Washington, DC – As House Republicans debate an education reform bill today, the Club for Growth PAC pointed out that Idaho Republican Congressman Mike Simpson has […]

How Do We Break the Cycle of Higher Tuition and More Debt?

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