Romney to school bus drivers: You don’t count > Education Votes

14 Aug

With his newly announced running mate Congressman Paul Ryan in tow, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney took the opportunity on Saturday during two campaign stops to go on the attack—not only against his opponents in Washington, but also against school bus drivers.

Speaking to crowds in Manassas and Richmond, Virginia, Romney articulated his belief that school bus drivers, and by extension all education support professionals, play no role in student achievement. When a child makes the honor roll, Romney said, “I realize to get to school they’ve got to go on a bus. And the bus driver is driving the bus. But when [the student] makes the honor roll, I don’t credit the bus driver. I credit the kid who got the honor roll.” More…

via Education Votes.

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