Washington Post: Common Core Will Be a 2016 Fault Line; Jeb Bush Beware

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File

From Nia-Malika Henderson at the Washington Post:

A pro/con common core debate on Fox News Channel over the weekend provides an early glimpse of a major 2016 GOP fault-line.

Arguing for the education standards was former Education Secretary Bill Bennett. Arguing against, Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Here’s their exchange:

“A whole mythology has built up around common core.  Common core are state standards for math and reading by grade.  That’s all they are,” Bennett said. “Anybody who questions what the standards are should read what they are.”

Read the rest of the story at the Washington Post.