Tag: Rufus Brooks


Florida schools roundup: K-12 funding, big bills, testing, opting out and more

K-12 funding: The Florida Senate and House are close to an agreement that would raise K-12 spending by $458 million, or $71 per student to $7,178. Most of the increase will be absorbed by the state instead of raised through local property taxes. In his budget proposal, Gov. Rick Scott wanted... READ MORE