As a Congresswoman, Zerqa will work across the aisle to support policies that:
Provide adequate funding for public education including higher education
Ensure higher salaries for teachers
Hold ALL schools accountable
Invest in protecting and empowering teachers with resources
Support parent’s right to be informed and have a say in their children’s education
Create safe spaces for at-risk children
Address child abuse, harassment and bullying in schools and homes
Ensure that there are absolutely no guns in schools
Zerqa has worked tirelessly alongside parents, teachers and youth for over three decades to provide opportunities and resources for students to have safe environments to learn.
She has led and participated in multiple initiatives that ensured early childhood education, higher highschool graduation rates, college prep, and industry-driven higher education to ensure higher earning capacity and prosperity.