1. Quality school choices for ALL families including home school
  2. Improve learning environments and facilities 
  3. Increase teacher base pay augmented with merit-based incentives (e.g., student growth, bonus pool) 
  4. Ensure child safety, nourishment and opportunity across entire socioeconomic spectrum  
  5. Replace unsuccessful federal programs with state-supported achievement programs such as the eastern NC East Alliance  Science, Technology, Engineer and Math (STEM) curriculum.