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Jeb Bush to share education ideas
Cynthia Vukets - Times & Transcript (Irving media)
May 26th, 2010
Jeb Bush, two-term governor of Florida, brother to former U.S. president George W., and son to other former president George H.W., is coming to Moncton.
He'll be the keynote speaker at the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies' (AIMS) 15th anniversary dinner on June 1. The Maritime think-tank puts out an annual high school report card, and is pushing for greater accountability for Atlantic schools. As governor, Bush started the Foundation for Excellence in Education and the Foundation for Florida's Future. He is now seen as a leader in education reform and improving student performance. Florida jumped from third-last place in the U.S. to within the top 10 for elementary school literacy during his administration.
Jeb Bush spoke with the Times & Transcript yesterday about how he sees lessons learned in Florida helping students here:
Bush coming to New Brunswick
April 6, 2010
Halifax – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) is pleased to announce that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is the special guest speaker at its 15th anniversary dinner in Moncton in June.
Billed as the Education Dinner, the title of the evening is Choice Works: Educating our way to self-sufficiency. The dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 1st at the Delta Hotel Beausejour in Moncton. Tickets are available by contacting AIMS through its website at www.AIMS.ca.
AIMS President & CEO Charles Cirtwill says the theme for the celebration comes from the Institute’s significant research in education policy over its 15 years, policy changes that have been tested and proven in Florida through education reforms championed by Governor Jeb Bush.
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