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Gov. Scott Pledges To Raise School Funding

If Florida Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected, he’s promising to boost school funding to its highest levels.

08/21/2014

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Florida Lawmakers Discuss Increasing School Safety Spending

Florida lawmakers appear to be moving toward increasing spending on school-safety spending and change the way law enforcement officers posted at schools are funded.

01/16/2013

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Miami-Dade Student Gov’t Signs On To Support Bond Referendum

Every one agrees that more money should be put into our public schools, but no one wants to pay for it.

10/24/2012

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House, Senate Reach Deal On Prek-12 Funding

House and Senate negotiators struck a deal on the state’s education budget Thursday, little more than 24 hours after the first offers were exchanged on the $12.8 billion spending plan.

CBS4–03/01/2012

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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

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The Rise Of Online Education In S. Fla. Schools

The days when students carried heavy text books home from school every night to do their homework are just about gone. Students are now going online to get their textbook material.

CBS4–10/12/2011

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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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.

CBS4–05/08/2011

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