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Jeb Bush rejoins his education foundation

Jeb Bush is rejoining his education foundation.

He stepped down from the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) as part of his presidential run. He will take over as chairman and president of the board, replacing Condoleezza Rice. She will remain a member of the board, according to a news release.

“One of the greatest challenges and opportunities we have in America today is to create a 21st century education system that ensures all students have the skills, teachers and educational options they need to succeed in life,” said Governor Bush. “Too many children right now are failed by a deeply flawed bureaucratic system, but I’m optimistic about the future because I’ve seen the great results produced by states across the country. It is an honor to rejoin ExcelinEd as we continue to support states in bringing choice, innovation and accountability to the classroom. I am thankful to Dr. Rice and this exceptional board for their leadership over the past year.” 

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:50pm]

    

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