Education Cuts

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Gov. Scott To Universities: Stop Hiking Tuition

In 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.


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Gov. Scott Meets With Teachers Union For First Time

On Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.

CBS Miami–09/15/2012

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State Legislators Approve 8-Percent Cut School Funding

In 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 teachers protested the cuts and lack of raises Thursday (Source: CBS4)

Broward Teacher, Students Protest Cuts, No Raise

Broward teachers and students joined together to hold a “respect” protest outside of the Broward Teacher’s Union building Thursday.


(Source: CBS)

Fla. Senate Set To Cut Education Funding By 6.6 Percent

The 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.