Serving on the Senate Education Committee, I have a voice to support all of the school districts in my area, which is a responsibility I make a priority. I will continue to work hard to keep money for education in what matters most--teachers and students.
Committed to keeping control to the local school districts rather than mandates from Topeka
Committed to writing a fair and adquate formula for school funding that support students and teachers and provides incentives for programs that support the Kansas Board of Education's New Vision for Education Plan
Passed Jason Flatt Act, requiring training for suicide awareness
Passed Language Assessment Program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing from birth to age 8, requiring an annual assessment and establishes an advisory commission to recommend specific action plans