Jeb Bush demonstrated an incredible lack of empathy and a large excess of cluelessness in a speech today.

Here’s an excerpt:


It sounds like he might need to read The Best Resources For Learning About Grade Retention, Social Promotion & Alternatives To Both, which includes research showing that retaining a child in the early primary grades reduces his chance of graduating from high school by 60%!

You might also be interested in my previous post, The New Yorker Profiles Jeb Bush As Champion Of Privatizing Public Education.