Tag: Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Florida schools roundup: Funding fears, board elections, panel meets and more

Funding fears: While school officials applaud voters for approving 18 ballot measures in August and November to help pay for expenses at schools, some fear that those approvals will embolden the Legislature to cut back funding and lean more on local tax efforts. That could lead to funding disparities based[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Term limits, TPS, Bright Futures, charters and more

School board term limits: A proposal to limit terms for school board members is among the 103 changes to the state constitution that the Florida Constitution Revision Commission will begin considering Monday. Fourteen education-related proposals have been filed. Twenty-two of the 37 commission members have to approve proposals to put[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Charters, regulations, recycling success and more

Creating charters: Erika Donalds, a┬ámember of the Collier County School Board and the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, has already proposed constitutional amendments that would eliminate pay for school board members and impose term limits on them, end the election of school superintendents and allow legislators to “make provision” for educational[Read More…]