Jane Robbins: Jeb Bush is back in his natural environment of education foundations pushing the agendas of wealthy donors.
As follow-up to my article on Jeb Bush yesterday I wanted to highlight Susan Berry’s piece at Breitbart News. She focused on the Wall Street Journal’s editorial (pay wall) on Jeb Bush’s announcement he was going to “seriously explore” running for President. She wrote: The Wall Street Journal editorial board took a turn at Jonathan Gruber’s strategy […]
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush defended the Common Core State Standards in his keynote speech at the Foundation for Educational Excellence’s National Summit on Education Reform yesterday. He’s the only prospective Republican presidential candidate to do so. He are a few things he said about Common Core. This is why the debate over the Common […]
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sent a fundraising letter out for the 501(c)4 organization he launched last year – Excellence in Education National (the Foundation for Excellence in Education is a 501(c)3 he started). Reading through this five page letter I find an education policy topic strangely missing. I’m sure you can guess what it […]
An interesting report from In the Public Interest. Emails between the Foundation for Excellence in Education (FEE), founded and chaired by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, and state education officials show that the foundation is writing state education laws and regulations in ways that could benefit its corporate funders. The emails, obtained through public records […]
And he’s doubling down on the Common Core State Standards, as well as common assessments and teacher assessments. In his speech to Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education Summit EdWeek reports: In remarks at the two-day forum in Washington of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, run by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Duncan […]