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Jeb Bush: Follow through
on Common Core standards

Washington Post, by Staff

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Posted By:tisHimself, 3/20/2014 12:02:42 PM

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Wednesday urged state officials to follow through on Common Core education standards despite what he called an “avalanche” of criticism from those who oppose them. Bush said at an education forum with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., that the standards are key to improving educational achievement around the country. “This is a real-world, grown-up approach to a real crisis that we have,” said Bush, who later brushed off reporters’ questions about his presidential aspirations. “And it’s been mired in politics.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 3/20/2014 12:04:52 PM     (No. 9776800)

Dunce cap for you, Jeb.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 3/20/2014 12:09:59 PM     (No. 9776808)

And like everything else that government touches, it will be hijacked by liberal zealots .

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ocjim, 3/20/2014 12:10:33 PM     (No. 9776811)

An unforced error.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: strike3, 3/20/2014 12:24:23 PM     (No. 9776837)

NOT presidential material. The name has nothing to do with this man´s qualifications. Note to MSM, don´t even think about promoting this guy as the next GOP candidate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: killerbee, 3/20/2014 12:24:35 PM     (No. 9776840)

Jeb, this is a cinder block you´ve tied around your neck before swimming. If you´re for Common Core, you don´t know anything about Common Core. Either that or you´ve never tried to teach kids anything.

It´s a terrible method with terrible results. Toss it before it does even more harm than our public education system has been doing already.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kiwikit, 3/20/2014 12:38:43 PM     (No. 9776876)

This is enough for me to select any other GOP candidate above Jeb. . . why does he support the latest destroyer of education plan?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 3/20/2014 12:40:32 PM     (No. 9776880)

Dumb idea Jeb. Common Core is nothing more than teaching government propaganda.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: right-turn, 3/20/2014 12:40:36 PM     (No. 9776881)

Jeb Bush and FCAT in Florida. Both are failures. Jeb thinks having a dumb axx test that has made teachers ´teach to the test´ rather than a normal education.

He will never make it as a candidate in Florida.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 3/20/2014 1:34:20 PM     (No. 9776963)

Go away, Jeb.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 4freedom, 3/20/2014 2:09:09 PM     (No. 9777034)

Just another progressive.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 3/20/2014 2:35:51 PM     (No. 9777077)

Jeb must have been the nation`s first graduate of Common Core.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Kowgirl, 3/20/2014 3:59:42 PM     (No. 9777240)

Jeb Bush enjoyed an expensive private school education, as did his children. It is nothing less than willful ignorant arrogance to pretend to know what´s best for those in public education institutions.

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