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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes the stage to formally join the race for president Monday at Miami Dade College in Miami.
June 15, 2015 The former Florida governor becomes the 11th major Republican candidate for the party's presidential nomination.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush addresses an education conference Thursday sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a nonprofit he created as he left office.
November 20, 2014 Other potential GOP candidates side with Tea Party-backed opposition to the education standards, but the former Florida governor is not backing away from his longstanding support.
Fourth-grader Isiah Soto digests some history during independent reading time.
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November 11, 2014 The Common Core State Standards have led to big changes in the way many teachers approach reading instruction.
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October 16, 2014 No opinion left behind on No Child Left Behind.
Education experts faced off on the motion "Embrace the Common Core" at an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate, moderated by John Donvan (center).
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September 19, 2014 The Common Core has arguably become the most contentious issue in American education. Experts face off over the new state standards in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.
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September 19, 2014 Principals are usually pretty mild-mannered. Not so if the topic of conversation is the Common Core. A group of school leaders share their take on new standards, old problems and bad teaching.
Mike Pence, in 2011, when he was a congressman.
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March 24, 2014 Forty-five states have adopted the set of standards governing grade-school education. The standards have unleashed political fights that blur party lines.
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