On Fox, Jeb Bush Takes On Common Core Critics

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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Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at alexanderrusso@gmail.com.