Bush says education key to civil rights, fears 'soft bigotry' of low expectations returning

  • by: JIM VERTUNO , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 10, 2014 - 6:35 PM

AUSTIN, Texas — Former President George W. Bush has closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children and that he fears what he calls the 'soft bigotry' of low expectations is returning 50 years after the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

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