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Jeb Bush’s education
legacy loses luster

Politico, by Stephanie Simon

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Posted By:tisHimself, 8/12/2013 10:43:56 AM

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has built his political career on a relentless drive to improve public schools – or, as he likes to put it, to help all children achieve their “God-given potential.” But in a startling turnabout, an education record that has looked to be an unvarnished plus for Bush may now be a liability. Long viewed as a potential contender in the 2016 presidential race, Bush has taken considerable heat from activists on the right in recent months for his support of the Common Core, academic standards that have been promoted by the Obama administration

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/12/2013 11:19:19 AM     (No. 9469840)

Since all the funding and attention have given us nothing but socialists who hate America, I suggest the children pay for their own educations.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/12/2013 11:45:23 AM     (No. 9469891)

Common Core is here an it`s a disaster. Jeb Bush is a disaster and probably the GOP pick for the WH in 2016.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/12/2013 11:51:19 AM     (No. 9469902)

Here´s what people like the Bush Booby Twins don´t understand - -

To really improve education - - the first step is to GET THE GOVERNMENT OUT OF IT!

Totally defund all government involvement in education - - let the people who earned the money keep it - - let private individuals and corporations establish and run all schools for profit - - and BINGO! - - there´s your fabulous "education legacy."

Is it possible for any family to be more clueless than the Bushies?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: right-turn, 8/12/2013 2:34:21 PM     (No. 9470170)

Jeb Bush is responsible for FCAT here in Florida. A disaster in my opinion. I only wish everyone running for office be made to pass it. Maybe then we will find out how stupid politicians are. I also doubt Jeb would be able to pass it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/12/2013 3:07:06 PM     (No. 9470223)

Apparently it runs in the family...how´s that No Child thingy doing?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/13/2013 2:00:56 AM     (No. 9471002)

I liked it better when he was not seen or heard. Apparently, he does plan on running in 2016 because he pops up too often now.

If it´s between Jeb and Shillary in 2016, I am staying home.



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