Create Equality In The Classroom for All Students
Supported lifting the previous administration's freeze on teacher pay
This resulted in one of the largest teacher pay increases in state history (average 7% increase).
Supported raising starter teacher pay
Pay was raised by $5000 per teacher.
Created the North Carolina Education Endowment Fund
This fund rewards high-performing teachers with bonuses.
Supported the creation of “Opportunity Scholarships”
These scholarships help the neediest children go to the school of their choice, regardless of the cost or their economic background.
Supported the creation of the 2 + 2 Plan
Also known as the Articulation Agreement between North Carolina Community College System and the UNC School System. This guarantees certain community college credits transfer into the UNC System, decreasing the cost of a 4-year degree by 40%.
Chairing committee leading the effort to bring the latest technology to every classroom
His goal is to wire every classroom with high speed internet and issue digital devices to every child. Dan believes that this will finally bridge the socio-economic gap in classrooms.
Protect Our Values
Supports traditional marriage
Dan believes that marriage should be between one man and one woman.
Fights against illegal immigration
American jobs should to go Americans first.
Defends the lives of unborn children
Dan has always been Pro-Life, fighting to protect innocent children who can’t protect themselves.
Increase Economic Opportunity In NC
Supported economic policies that led to the following:
- Unemployment rate cut by 34%
- Per capita income growth 15% larger than the national average
- Created 215,000 new jobs
Supported cutting the individual income tax rate
You keep more money in your paycheck.
Supported cutting & capping the fuel tax
You pay less at the pump.