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Romney Adds Education Info to Campaign Site

Up until now, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has had a background section on his Web site letting voters know where he stands on a long list of issues—health care, China, trade—but not education.

Campaign 2012But, today, the campaign added an education section. No major policy proposals—apparently those are still to come—but the campaign does provide a quick, CliffsNotes version of Romney's record in Massachusetts, including his support for charter schools, rigorous standards, and merit pay.

He also takes a veiled pot-shot at his chief rival, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, who made what lots of folks considered a big gaffe when he called President Obama a "snob" for trying to ensure all kids get some kind of post-secondary education.

"Students must be encouraged to pursue that dream and work hard to achieve it. Post-secondary education cannot become a luxury for the few; instead, all students should have the opportunity to attend a college that best suits their needs. Whether it is public or private, traditional or online, college must be available and affordable," Romney's campaign says.

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