Education Cuts

Gov. Scott To Universities: Stop Hiking TuitionIn an effort to keep tuition costs down, Gov. Scott plans to tie state universities' money to how well they do on helping students get a job.
Gov. Scott Meets With Teachers Union For First TimeOn Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.
State Legislators Approve 8-Percent Cut School FundingIn the final hours of the legislative session Florida lawmakers approved an education budget which slashes the amount schools receive from the state by nearly 8 percent, or $542 per student.
Broward Teacher, Students Protest Cuts, No RaiseBroward teachers and students joined together to hold a “respect” protest outside of the Broward Teacher’s Union building Thursday.
Fla. Senate Set To Cut Education Funding By 6.6 PercentThe Florida Senate is set to cut pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade by 6.57 percent, or roughly a drop of $447.25 in per-student from the current school’s budget.