Putting Education Reform To The Test

What New Reforms Will Jeb Bush Propose?

State of Florida

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is headlining an education forum hosted by Central Florida University and The Orlando Sentinel this morning.

Bush plans to outline what school reforms are still needed, according to the Foundation for Florida’s Future, the non-profit group Bush founded. Bush has spent the past months weighing in on the dispute between the federal education department and Congress over reauthorizing the federal No Child Left Behind law.

Bush has encouraged adopting the Florida model: Report card-style grades for schools and districts; measuring teacher performance; and expanding school choice and online options.

Other speakers include Fund Education Now‘s Kathleen Oropeza, Orange County School Board Chair Bill Sublette, KIPP Reach founder Tracy McDaniel, and Hillsborough County Middle School instructor James Gibbs.

You can watch the forum live here.


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