BABUR'S 4-POINT PLAN
Close the Achievement Gap
Ensure that a student’s economic background or ethnicity does not dictate their success.
Increase Test Scores
- Improve our SOL and SAT scores to compete with the rest of Northern Virginia.
Provide Opportunities For All Students
Improve the communication of our academic and professional development opportunities through traditional, digital, and social media.
Prepare Students For College & Life
Increase the funding of our CTE (Career & Technical Education) Programs, where students can learn valuable vocational skills such as cybersecurity, culinary arts, and practical nursing.
Space to Learn
Reduce the Number of Trailers
Develop a concrete plan to tackle the decades-long problem of overcrowding.
Shrink Classroom Sizes
Find solutions to decrease student-to-teacher ratios in our classrooms.
Repair & Update Existing Infrastructure
Update and repair our internet infrastructure, including increasing bandwidth, creating new servers, and updating our websites.
Work on changing how specialty school assignments work so that the Board can determine how best to use our resources.
Safety & Security
Secure School Campuses
Work with student resource officers, teachers, counselors, and other staff to develop comprehensive, county-wide protocols to secure our campuses.
Increase the Number of Mental Health Specialists
Increase funding for mental health specialists and counselors so that all students have access to receive whatever help they may need.
Participate in School Safety Pilot Programs
Explore opportunities for innovative school safety solutions.
Fund College Advising
Provide students with the appropriate college advising and personal counseling they need.
Provide Cultural Sensitivity & School Emergency Training
Continue to support cultural sensitivity training programs so that our campuses are inclusive and sensitive to the different backgrounds of every student.
Recruit & Retain the Best Teachers
Offer competitive salaries so that Prince William County can recruit and retain the best educators in Virginia.
Increase Per-Pupil Spending
Increase per-pupil spending to ensure all students receive the best education possible.
Deliver Another Raise to Teachers & Staff Across the County
Babur delivered a 4.8% countywide raise last year, and he is committed to doing it again.