“Baseball is a subject that is near and dear to the president and Mrs. Bush’s heart,” said Margaret Spellings, president of the Bush Center, at a preview of the exhibit.
The first major exhibit of the year at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, “Baseball: America’s Presidents, America’s Pastime” is set to open Saturday.
An activist working with the George W. Bush Institute’s Liberty and Leadership Forum was arrested in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, earlier this week during protests calling for more transparency in the country’s education system.
The Bushes were personally upset by the fact that one of those arrested wasPhyoe Phyoe Aung, the general secretary of the All-Burma Federation of Student Unions and a member of the 2014 class in the Bush Institute’s Liberty and Leadership Forum.
The success of every student in reading and doing math on grade level is vital to the future success of our nation. As someone who was on the front lines of the deliberations on No Child Left Behind when it became law in 2002, I know that annual assessment data, required under the law, is critical to informing parents, teachers and the public about how all students are performing.
Former U.S. Rep. Martin Frost, D-Dallas, and Tom Davis, R-Va., decried the fall of moderates and a lack of decorum in Congress during a discussion Thursday night at the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
At the council meeting, we had a wide discussion with Mrs. Ghani and Mrs. Bush on new goals and activities that our programs are generating in Afghanistan. We also discussed ways to take our programs from Kabul to the provinces.