FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2013 file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in Chicago. To say that new academic standards have yielded strange bedfellows would be an understatement. ... more 
FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2013 file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in Chicago. To say that new academic standards have yielded strange bedfellows would be an understatement. Republican-on-Republican infighting? Teacher unions linking arms with tea partyers? President Barack Obama working in tandem with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and energy giant Exxon? When it comes to Common Core, forget the old allegiances. Traditionally Democratic-leaning groups don’t like the standardized tests and are finding allies among small-government conservatives. The Obama administration wants more students leaving high school ready for college courses or their first jobs, a goal shared by big corporations. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By M. Spencer Green, File
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