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Kimberly Graham on Education

 

 


Raise teacher pay; end unequal school funding

Source: 2020 Iowa Senate campaign website, KimberlyForIowa.com , Jan 12, 2020

Opposes Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Graham does not agree with Ernst's record, particularly when she voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. The candidate claimed DeVos has "a demonstrated history" of opposing the very agency she has been confirmed to lead. "Betsy DeVos was well known in Michigan for charter schools and private schools and trying to basically ruin public education in many different ways--she is now the head of public education in this country," Graham said.
Source: Newton Daily News on 2020 Iowa Senate race , Dec 16, 2019

Should be illegal for college loans to triple from interest

She took out $80,000 in student loans. She still owes a whopping $234,000. That's because she couldn't afford the recommended $1,000 or so monthly payments, so the lender switched her to an income-based repayment plan, which hiked her principal to $168,000 with the accrued interest. She thinks it should be illegal for people to end up owing two to three times what they borrowed. In her plan, existing student debt would revert to the original amount borrowed.
Source: Des Moines Register on 2020 Iowa Senate race , Dec 16, 2019

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