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This Is Jeb Bush’s Latest Gig

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Jeb Bush at a Presidential Town Hall in February 2016Photo by Spencer Platt—Getty Images

From Republican presidential frontrunner to Jimmy Kimmel’s Uber driver, Jeb Bush now has a new job.

The former Florida governor will act as a visiting fellow at Harvard University during the fall semester, the Associated Press reports. Bush will discuss education issues at the school’s Program on Education Policy and Governance. Bush will also deliver the annual Edwin L. Godkin lecture at Harvard on Thursday, during which he’s expected to address problems in the U.S. with economic and social mobility.

Guest lecturing about education is a fitting role for the former politician. In 2008 Bush founded the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a non-profit organization that focuses on education reform at a state level, and he currently serves as chairman. The foundation supports the use of technology to give students a high-quality education, increased school choice, and measuring and maintaining high academic standards, among other things.


Around this time last year, Bush was favored by many to become the Republican nominee for President. But then he quickly sunk in the polls as more voters turned to Donald Trump and eventually dropped out of the race in February.