The Latest: Bush Defends Education Standards At GOP Debate

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Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign for president:


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Florida Gov. Jeb Bush heard boos at Thursday's Republican presidential debate when the moderator said biggin & scott knox he is the lone candidate on stage who supports education standards known as Common Core.

Bush says he believes education should be a state responsibility and says education standards should be higher. If states don't want to take part in the Common Core standards, he says that's fine.