Last night on Fox, GOP frontrunner (for now) Jeb Bush talked about some of his positions that are unpopular with conservatives including Common Core: “We need higher standards. They need to be state-driven. The federal government should play no role in this, either in the creation of standards, content, or curriculum.” How to convince naysayers? “I’m going to tell people what I think: High standards are better than low standards,” said Bush. Click here if video doesn’t load properly. via NY Magazine.
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