Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Answers - Question 8

This is the eighth in a series of questions posed to the candidates in the State Senate District 23 race. To see the previous questions in this series, please go to http://www.woodscrosscitizen.com/search/label/Answers.

8) What are your feelings about charter schools?

Democrat - Richard Watson:

Again, charter schools began as a great idea for Utah families. And charter schools continue to serve the needs of those families who want a specialized education for their children. However, some lawmakers have viewed charter schools as a profit-driven opportunity for building more charter schools rather than focusing on the education needs of our communities.

Republican - Dan Liljenquist:

I fully support the charter school movement in Utah.

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