Friday, August 28th, 2015

Statements about Education


Some Republicans have, especially Rubio


Singling out Bush for a widespread problem

Mostly False

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


Available evidence shows he left on his own, in good standing

Mostly True

Yes, thanks in part to a predecessor’s program he discontinued


Katrina changed things

Mostly True

Yes, though slumping housing market played a role

Pants on Fire!

Wrong from either side of the aisle

Mostly True

The national average was even higher

Mostly True

Desegregation efforts have regressed

Full Flop

Says he changed after hearing parent and teacher complaints

Chris Christie

Chris Christie

On Common Core. 

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