Since its inception, America has been a nation of immigrants built upon the promise of Freedom that has drawn countless millions to our shores. That’s why Kent believes that Congress should work in a manner that builds upon the heritage of our nation and supports the development of the all Americans in their pursuit of Life, Liberty, and Happiness. Kent believes that building bridges—not walls—is the way forward for developing the American economy.
We are on a race to the bottom. High school dropout rates are regressing rather than progressing. Teacher retention is falling behind and college readiness is slipping. As a former public school teacher, I know that a robust public school system is the pathway to success for our fellow citizens and our country.