Tag: budget

House, Senate far apart on school funding

Jim Saunders / News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida House and Senate leaders will go into budget negotiations hundreds of millions of dollars apart on spending for the state‚Äôs public schools. House Republicans on Wednesday released an initial proposal that calls for a $579.3 million increase next year in[Read More…]

More funding changes proposed for Florida virtual schools

Florida’s virtual education system could see more funding changes under one of the competing spending plans proposed by lawmakers. The House and Senate last week released rival budget proposals that would increase funding for K-12 public schools. The Senate plan would alter the way Florida funds its virtual education programs,[Read More…]