Education Funding

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Fla. Education Board Wants More School Funding

Florida’s state board that oversees the states’ schools wants a boost in school funding for 2015.

09/29/2014

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State’s Board Of Education Approves Historic Budget Plan

Backing a pledge made by Gov. Rick Scott, the Florida Board of Education has approved a proposed 2015-16 budget that includes record per-student funding for public schools.

09/29/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Scott Calls For Increased Education Spending In Election Year

Governor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it’s less than half of what he asked for last year.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott made a stop at a Miami school as part of his statewide "Listening Tour". (CBS4)

Gov. Scott Calls For Increase In Education Funding

Gov. Rick Scott’s budget will include an increase for education. During an address at the Capitol, Scott said he’ll propose an increase of $1.2 billion in the K-12 education budget, a roughly $400 per student increase.

01/30/2013

(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

Scott Set To Release New Education Proposals

Governor Rick Scott is putting the final touches on education proposals he plans to unveil on Thursday at an education conference. The plans include debit cards for public school teachers and more school choice, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS Miami–10/23/2012

(Source: CBS4)

House Gives Preliminary Approval To Budget

The Florida House of Representatives has given tentative approval to the state’s more than $65 billion budget.

CBS4–02/08/2012

(Source: CBS4) Children in a Florida classroom

Fla. Senate Boosts Schools By More Than $1 Billion

Lawmakers in Tallahassee actually want to spend more money on state schools.

CBS4–02/07/2012

Governor Rick Scott

Gov. Scott: Buy More Lotto Tickets To Help The Kids

While Gov. Rick Scott has said in the past that he does not want the state’s budget to rely on more gambling, he would like lawmakers to increase ticket sales of the Florida Lottery to boost money for schools.

CBS4–12/20/2011

Broward School Superintendent James Notter   (Source: CBS4)

Thursday Ends Notter’s Reign Over Broward Schools

After spending 25 years in the Broward County School District, Thursday is Broward County Schools Superintendent Jim Notter’s last day. Notter, 64, has been at the top of the school system for just under four years.

CBS4–06/30/2011

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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.

CBS4–03/21/2011

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