Education is the great equalizer, and shouldn’t be limited to the wealthiest few.
"House Approves Largest Investment in Higher Education Since GI Bill". Representative Jim Clyburn. United States House of Representatives (11 July 2007). Retrieved on 2007-07-24.
Today President Bush has failed the American people and especially people of color. Despite the lip service he and his party have given in recent weeks to building racial unity, his latest action seeks to perpetuate the current effects of past discrimination. ... President Bush's decision to join this misguided attempt to resegregate our public institutions is regrettable.Jim Clyburn
I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother.Jim Clyburn
I don't think there's a quick fix to this. I don't think there's any simple way to deal with this. And I will not support amnesty for anybody, I mean, that would be rewarding bad behavior.Jim Clyburn
Rep. James Clyburn, the state's only black congressman -- controls 20 percent to 25 percent of the primary vote.Jim Clyburn