Don’t Trash the Department of Education. Fix It. by Steven Singer - Originally posted at: https://gadflyonthewallblog.wordpress.com/2017/04/30/dont-trash-the-department-of-education-fix-it/ How do you get people to refuse a...
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Apparently, the parent trigger bill means a lot to former Gov. Jeb Bush.
Bush, who now oversees two foundations dedicated to education reform, reached out to Senators before the controversial vote Friday afternoon.
One particular target: Alan Hays, the Umatilla Republican.
Hays voted against the proposal, which failed 20-20. But after the vote, the pressure continued. Bush had Gary Lester, vice president of the Villages retirement community in Hays district, phon