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Bush vs. Bush: Who Runs Schools? State or Federal?

One Pinellas County elementary school has performed so well that it deserves a bonus, or so poorly that parents should be able to withdraw their children - it depends which Bush is speaking.

Gov. Jeb Bush says that Gulfport Elementary School did so well academically last year it is a due for a state bonus check of roughly $40,000. President George W. Bush says Gulfport Elementary School has performed so poorly that its parents must be allowed, less than a week before school begins, to pull their children out.

Which brother is right?

For the rest of the editorial, go to the url below. It is well worth reading.

— Editorial
Bush vs. Bush
St. Petersburg Times
July 31, 2003


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