Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Statements about Education

Mostly True

The national average was even higher

False

He meant to say no fatal school fires in Florida

Half-True

Some studies say yes, others not so much

Half-True

Still behind 2007 if you account for inflation

Mostly False

A rug art project, yes, but no proof of praying

Half-True

Figure is credible but not unassailable

False

No evidence that students shoulder that much of a burden

False

Bush meant to say one-third fail the test

Mostly False

The official dropout rate is in the single digits

Half-True

Both came to support it after opposing it

Mostly False

The evidence doesn't add up to 3,000

Mostly True

Precise number of averted layoffs difficult to pinpoint