Tag: Kimberly Hackett

Florida schools roundup: Budget plans, improvements, HQ evacuation and more

Education budget plans: The Senate appropriations subcommittee approves a plan to increase preK-12 education spending by $535 million. The panel chairman, Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, says retaining current property tax rates would let localities collect hundreds of millions of dollars more as property values increase. “We don’t consider the additional[Read More…]