Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Statements about Education

Full Flop

Rick Scott isn't the only one to flip-flop on this topic

Mostly False

UPDATED: School districts would control

Mostly False

Needs more detail

The David Perdue Files

The David Perdue Files

David Perdue supports Common Core

— Georgia

False

One missing word can mean a lot

True

His job as education commissioner

 Progressive Choice Florida

Progressive Choice Florida

Says Charlie Crist "implemented Jeb Bush’s A+ Plan."

— Florida

Mostly True

Needed to include associate degrees

True

But he supports it now

Mostly True

A rigorous exam shows claim mostly on point

False

Poll is nearly two years old and not exactly on point

True

Grad rate much better in Austin than Atlanta

Half-True

NCAA rakes it in, but players get more than just bling

Mostly True

So did Charlie Crist

Mostly False

Florida approved Common Core in 2010 but didn't start phasing implementation until 2011

Mostly True

He proposed cuts, then increases later

Half-True

Comparisons are tough