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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on education issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances on education issues

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views on education issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political views on education issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political views on education issues

Jill Stein was the Green Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Stein is a physician and was a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Stein is an alumna of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, and increase government funding so every student receives a free college education  Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: No, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing  Source

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political views on education issues

Gary Johnson was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico –Albuquerque.

Education issues

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No Source

Do you support Common Core national standards? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, education should be handled at the state and local level instead of the national level Source

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