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Jeb Bush Education

Amanda Terkel

Jeb Bush Invokes Baltimore Protests In Presidential Campaign Kickoff | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) brought up the recent protests in Baltimore during his presidential campaign kickoff speech Monday, usi...

New Law Reduces Testing At Florida Public Schools

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, April 14 (Reuters) - Governor Rick Scott signed legislation rolling back testing in Florida public scho...

Bush Makes Moves As He Eyes 2016 Bid

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics

(Recasts; adds details, quotes on education policy) By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb 10 (Reuters) - In a visit t...

Jeb Bush Seeks Money, Talks Education At Home In Florida Capitol

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb 10 (Reuters) - Republican Jeb Bush plans a high-profile visit to the Florida capital on Tuesd...

Christina Wilkie

If You Think Jeb Bush Is A Moderate, Then You Missed His 1994 Campaign | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced last month that he was seriously considering a run for president, pundits and politica...

Jeb Bush Seeks Common Ground With Common Core Critics

AP | Michael J. Mishak | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Responding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursda...

The High Price of For-Profit Education and Jeb Bush

Donald Cohen | Posted 01.17.2015 | Education
Donald Cohen

Jeb Bush's Foundation for Excellence in Education has been a long-time booster of K12 Inc.'s expansion, education and business model.

Jeb Bush Promotes Education Proposals Of Arkansas Candidate

AP | Andrew DeMillo | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

SHERWOOD, Ark. (AP) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised education proposals from gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas Tuesday despit...

Bush, Clinton Keep Bumping Into Each Other

Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IRVING, Texas (AP) — Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinto...

Jeb Bush Seeking Common Ground With Dems On Key Issue

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says the partisan divide isn't so wide when it comes to improving higher education. Bush has invited...

Rebranding Common Core

John Thompson | Posted 04.05.2014 | Education
John Thompson

The reform public relations spin machine has struggled recently as more families reject top-down micromanaging of their children's schools. Common Core standards were originally sold as a corrective to the rote instruction encouraged by NCLB. Now Common Core is promising "tests worth teaching to."

Bush Focuses On Key Issue Amid GOP Struggles

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — As his party struggles through the latest Washington crisis, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is calling on elected leaders to i...

Bush, Scott Secret Meeting Sparks Anger

WGCU | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

Governor Rick Scott angered education advocates by holding a secret meeting with former Gov. Job Bush. The two discussed education policy. The current...

Jeb Bush Legacy Loses Its Luster

Politico | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

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...

Bush Defends New Initative

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush defended new uniform achievement standards for students around the nation Friday while calling for states...

Joy Resmovits

Jeb Bush Attacks Public Schools: 'They Dumb Down Standards' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.30.2013 | Detroit

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. -- Jeb Bush praised charter schools and slammed traditional public schools and teachers unions in a speech here Wednesday, sayi...

Jeb Bush's Education Foundation Under Fire

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 05.03.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Lobbyists are not allowed to finance perks like trips for state officials, but those at the Foundation for Excellence in Education get around...

Bush, Son Discuss Education At Texas Forum

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his rising-political-star son, George P. Bush, spoke together Tuesday in Texas on education issues, ...

Jeb Bush, With Cash And Clout, Pushes Contentious School Reforms

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | Education

By Stephanie Simon Nov 27 (Reuters) - Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush soared to rock star status in the education wor...

Jon Ward

Jeb Bush Calls Education 'Little Switzerland' Where Left And Right Can Agree | Jon Ward | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -– It's been six years since Jeb Bush held political office, but since he left Florida's governorship, he has been working on an iss...

WATCH LIVE: Obama, Jeb Bush Talk Education Reform At Miami School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

President Obama and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will come together at Miami Central High School today to speak about education. The pair is expe...

Unlikely Pair? Obama, Jeb Bush Together To Promote Education Reform

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO and BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

MIAMI — When President Barack Obama and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush stand side by side at a Miami high school, it will be an opportunity for th...

A Secretary Who Matters

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Vander Ark

At the critical point where young people should be connecting with college and 21st century careers, we rely on an outdated education system that evolved in the 1970s.