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Candidate promotes ‘education for equality’

Modified: Thursday, Oct 4th, 2012

Linda Brandt

• District 7 hopeful Brandt wants to increase funding for education

BROOKINGS – Linda Brandt says she’s “sat on the sidelines long enough.”

She’s running for the District 7 House seat, she says, because “I think there needs to be another voice out there saying that just looking at economic development and just looking at ‘tightening your belts’ doesn’t get us to a point where equality of life is protected.”

That “equality of life” the Brookings Democrat espouses comes from education, and she believes the governor and the party in power aren’t taking the right approach to public education – in fact, that the schools are being poorly served.

“I’m passionate about education,” she says.

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