Mike Rawlings on Education



Public-private partnerships are critical to public schools

I am a huge proponent of public-private partnerships. They were the key to success on the homeless issue, and they are critical in my plan to help our public schools. We are fortunate to live in a city with great civic-minded corporate citizens, and we should use these resources to improve our city.
Source: Dallas Morning News Voter's Guide , Jun 27, 2011

Let families know they can depend on our public schools

We can work through [public school issues] if we are having regular conversations. [We need to] measure & report successes:

Create regular, measureable metrics to monitor the progress we are making and it needs to be reported back to the community on a regular basis. We must rebuild faith in the system and in the schools. We can do this by marketing our efforts, reporting our successes and letting our families know that we've got our priorities straight and that they can depend on our public schoo

Source: 2012 Mayoral Campaign website, mikerawlingsfordallas.com , Jun 27, 2011

Lobby for public school funding and initiatives

Source: 2012 Mayoral Campaign website, mikerawlingsfordallas.com , Jun 27, 2011

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