He is not on our side.

He is not on our side.

Bill Schuette is listening to the whims of his wealthy donors,
not the needs of Michigan families.


Education


Voted for Education Cuts

Instead of investing in education – which is the key to a good job and a strong economy – Schuette voted to cut over $500 million from Michigan schools.

SOURCE: HB 4371, Senate RC 256, 07/11/01

Teacher Wage Confiscation

While teachers fought to protect their pocketbooks, Schuette ignored their fight and instead stood silent

SOURCE: Progress Michigan

No Right to Literacy

Bill Schuette said students do not have a right to literacy

SOURCE: United States District Court 

Voted Against Smaller Class Sizes

He also voted against smaller class sizes, forcing our kids to learn in crowded classrooms, and making it harder for students to get the skills they need to succeed.

SOURCE: HB 4498, Senate RC 383, 6/10/99

Closing Detroit Public Schools

In 2016, Schuette sided with his DeVos donors by saying public schools in  Detroit could be shutdown that year, despite no input from the community and failed attempts by the GOP-ran state to control the schools.

SOURCE: Detroit Metro Times

School Vouchers

Schuette supports expanding for-profit charter schools and a school voucher system.

SOURCE: Education Votes

Won’t Stand Up For Student Borrowers

Bill Schuette refused to stand up against his corporate donor, Betsy DeVos, who pushed policies that will hurt student loan borrowers.

SOURCE:

Progress Michigan / Illinois Attorney General

Takes Marching Orders from Betsy DeVos

Bill Schuette has taken over $122,000 from Betsy DeVos and her family.

SOURCE:

Michigan Campaign Finance Network

3% Case

Bill Schuette fought for years to keep teachers from the money they had rightfully earned in the infamous “3% case”

SOURCE:

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