House Education Appropriations Subcommittee
House budget writers unveiled an education spending plan Monday that would provide public schools with almost $47 less per student than Gov. Rick Scott proposed, and a key senator said his chamber was also unlikely to meet the governor’s number when a Senate blueprint is released Tuesday.
House leaders Friday released an outline of how they would divvy up about $28.5 billion in general revenue next year as budget proposals start coming together.
After years of confusion, a measure that would overhaul Florida’s school grading system and get schools ready for new tests is headed to the House floor after receiving overwhelming approval at its final committee stop.
A House bill allowing some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates is ready for the House floor. On Wednesday it was unanimously approved by the House Education Appropriations Subcommittee which was listed as the last stop for the bill.