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.
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 making independent expenditures on behalf of Amy Klobuchar did not receive significant contributions from prominent education reformers.
No known public statements.
Senator Klobuchar referred to NCLB as “an under-funded federal mandate that seems to penalize schools.”
She supports annual testing, but her support is nuanced and couched in the need for “fairness.”
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