Caperton in 2010
|31st Governor of West Virginia|
January 16, 1989 â€“ January 13, 1997
|Preceded by||Arch A. Moore, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Cecil H. Underwood|
|Born||William Gaston Caperton III
February 21, 1940
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Dee Caperton (nee Ella Dee Kessel; divorced)
Rachael Worby (divorced)
Idit Harel Caperton (divorced)
Gov. Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature's strong commitment to increase access to Advanced Placement courses continues to pay off.
The number of students participating in A.P. has more than doubled in 10 years, and today almost 15,000 U.S. schools offer A.P. courses.
That's the value of a college education… I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return.
It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an anchor for increasing rigor in our schools. Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
The gap in education in this country, the unfairness of the schools, is one of the great unfairness in this society.