McCain's bio, campaign coverage
- Opposed to federal funding for meeting national standards.
- Wants to hire veterans and retirees as teachers.
Supports merit-based pay for teachers.
- Voted "yes" to say religious symbols and praying in public schools do not violate First
Amendment, and voted "yes" on requiring schools to allow voluntary prayer.
- Favors parental choice of schools, including vouchers for private schools when approved by local officials, and right of parents to choose home schooling.