Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Statements about Education

False

Some Republicans have, especially Rubio

Mostly False

Rubio's plan doesn't define 'innovative providers'

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