Jeb Bush champions US education reform ahead of 2016

Former Florida Republican Governor Jeb Bush speaks at the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, DC on November 20, 2014Ex-president George W. Bush’s younger brother Jeb, who is mulling a 2016 White House run, on Thursday called for a revolution in the US education system, decrying the glacial pace of reform. The former governor of Florida has emerged over the past year as a leader of substance as the Republican Party navigates contentious issues like immigration, gay marriage and abortion. He has spoken out about education often since leaving the governor’s mansion in 2007, and he was pushing the issue into the spotlight again in Washington.

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