Bush Tutors Lawmakers In Education Reforms
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is telling Minnesota lawmakers about education reforms he says have driven up test scores in his state’s schools.
Bush walked legislators through several policies that he says increased both scores and graduation rates, particularly for minority students.
Bush says schools were given letter grades from A to F, third-graders who couldn’t read weren’t promoted and parents were given more school choices.
Bush was invited to speak by Republican legislative leaders.
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