Amy Klobuchar

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Amy Klobuchar, the senior Senator from Minnesota, is the daughter of a teacher. She is a graduate of public schools and sent her daughter to public schools as well. She is a strong proponent of STEM education.

2018

Direct Campaign Contributions  

Klobuchar for Minnesota received only one contribution from a notable education reform donor – Laurene Powell Jobs of California, likely because Klobuchar is a strong proponent of STEM education.

PACs

PACs making independent expenditures on behalf of Amy Klobuchar did not receive significant contributions from prominent education reformers.

No known public statements.

2010

Klobuchar voted against the Washington D.C. federal voucher program.

2009

Senator Klobuchar referred to NCLB as “an under-funded federal mandate that seems to penalize schools.

2019

She supports annual testing, but her support is nuanced and couched in the need for “fairness.”

2016

Senator Klobuchar, the daughter of a retired member of the American Federation of Teachers, spoke at the 2016 AFT Convention.

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