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Tom Torlakson for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

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					HE’LL FIGHT FOR ALL
OF OUR CHILDREN,
INCLUDING YOURS.




ON JUNE 8, VOTE FOR

TOM TORLAKSON
Supports adequately funding public
education so that all children have a      AS A STATE LEGISLATOR,
chance to succeed.
                                           TOM CHAMPIONED:
Supports assistance, not sanctions to
                                           The Quality Education Improvement Act
help lower-performing schools.              Tom authored the Quality Education Improvement Act
                                            in 2006, which dedicates nearly $3 billion to our lowest-
Supports accountability for all schools,    performing schools.
including charter schools.                 More funding for textbooks and other supplies
                                            Tom championed legislation to increase funding for
Advocates for the continued improve-        textbooks, computers, and other instructional materials.
ment of our neighborhood schools.
                                           After-School Programs
                                            Tom authored legislation that has led to the development
Opposes paying teachers based               of the largest system of after-school programs in the nation,
solely on student test scores.              and recently, he authored the bill that led to a 300 percent
                                            expansion in these programs—so they now reach 4,000
                                            schools around the state.

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