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Florida Republican Senator Rips Bush Foundation With “I’m Over You”

While Lutz republican senator John Legg is justifiably being complemented by many teachers this morning for the improvements to Florida’s test-based accountability system he managed in SB 616, he subtly revealed that Jeb Bush still holds far too much sway … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush’s Common Core Website Goes Silent

For two months, nothing. No more TV spots. No more teacher Tweets. No more press releases. What happened? Scathing Purple Musings wrote in March about the Common Core initiative from Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Florida’s future. Learn More. Go Further … Continue reading

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Key Florida Republican Superintendent Throws Cold Water On VAM

Pasco superintendent of schools is no ordinary superintendent. An elected official, Kurt Browning was Charlie Crist’s Secretary of State and was reappointed to the same position by Rick Scott before resigning to run for Pasco superintendent in 2012. He once … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush’s Foundations Falsely Allign Parent Opposition With Unions While Raking in Cash from Edu Corps

StateImpact’s John O’Connor got a quote  from a spokeswomen who provides statements for both of Jeb Bush’s foundations for his story about the formation of parent inspired Alliance for Public Schools. Jaryn Emhof is listed as National Director of Communications for Bush’s Foundation for Excellence … Continue reading

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The Parent Revolution Monster Jeb Bush Wants to Unleash in Florida Communities With Parent Trigger

Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Florida’s Future (FFF) has brought in Parent Revolution the past two years to testify on behalf of Parent Trigger. FFF’s executive director, Patricia Levesque, orchestrated a press conference last week with Parent Revolution as a primary … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies and Bush Foundation Talking Points on Parent Trigger

Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Florida’s Future (FFF)  just released a handy-dandy Misconception-Fact list on Parent Trigger. Let’s explore a few of their “Facts” that don’t pass the smell test: In response to “this bill allows for-profit companies to take over … Continue reading

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The Second Annual Dog and Pony Show of Faux Support for Parent Trigger is Tuesday

They tried this last year, too. But this time, Jeb Bush’s top lobbyist lieutenant Patricia Levesque will be bringing in an equally loathsome group for a sham press conference. From Florida Watchdog reporter William Patrick in Bush’s Foundation for Florida’s Future … Continue reading

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How Parent Trigger Brought Chaos and Divided a California Community

Jeb Bush’s foundation paraded the professional organizers of Parent Revolution around the legislature this time last year to promote Parent Trigger. The California charter school-funded group got to spin their version of events in the two Parent Trigger fights in their … Continue reading

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Parent Trigger Would Only Apply to “Small, Narrow Universe” of Schools

Orlando Sentinel education reporter Leslie Postal doesn’t attribute the quote in the title to this blog post to anyone, but it was a point of emphasis that the two top advocates for HB 867 were making at the March 7th … Continue reading

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The Bush Foundation’s “Air Cover” Hack and Flack

Reporters across the nation are sifting through the emails which In the Public Interest released two weeks ago. It’s that drip, drip, drip you hear. Now this Associated Press story about contacts Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education (FEE) … Continue reading

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