- Free books, including a new one for every child, every month until they're five years old.
- Give high school students five years to graduate.
- Send more students to college by expanding the 21st Century Scholars program.
The Department of Education says it will cost taxpayers an additional $10,000 for each student who spends 5 years rather than the traditional 4-year period to complete high school. Last week, the National Education Association contributed $100,000 to Thompson's campaign. Does anyone think there is anything in Thompson's proposal that is not supported by the teacher's union?