CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
SHOWERS ACROSS NORTH TEXAS: Current Conditions | Live Radar | Check Traffic | Follow @CBSDFW
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Local

Jeb Bush To Address State Education Panel

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

454116976 Jeb Bush To Address State Education PanelKe$sha's Scandalous Pre-VMA Selfie

452359772 10 Jeb Bush To Address State Education PanelBikini Model Pictures

 alt=New Survivor Cast Photos

453947324 Jeb Bush To Address State Education PanelIce Bucket Challenge Fail

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

cowb thumb Jeb Bush To Address State Education PanelCowboys Cheerleaders

AUSTIN (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is among the experts from other states set to address the Texas Senate Education Committee.

Houston Republican Sen. Dan Patrick chairs the committee and called Wednesday’s meeting to discuss “best practices,” or successful educational reforms outside Texas.

Patrick wants to dramatically expand charter schools, and also backs a voucher plan that would offer public money to families to allow them to send their children to private schools.

Bush has championed school choice in Florida but is largely seen as a moderate on many other key issues.

His son, George P. Bush, plans to run for statewide office in Texas next year. He hasn’t said which one, but is leaning toward land commissioner.

The elder Bush is considered a possible contender for the Republican presidential nomination.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out:

MOST VIEWED GALLERIES