“GOP governors seeking A’s on education” (politico.com)

If you’re wondering why school vouchers and trashing teachers’ unions is this year’s trend for Republican state governors, check out this coverage on Politico’s web site:

GOP governors seeking A’s on education

A crop of ambitious Republican governors who are possible vice-presidential picks in 2012 are seeking high marks on education reform.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are trash-talking teachers’ unions and pushing for education legislation with a conservative spin in the name of the poorest students. Their efforts could help women warm to Republicans in a year when presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney is lagging by double-digits behind President Barack Obama with the key demographic.

You can read the rest of the story here.


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