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Topic: Education Funding

2014 Session Summary: Education


GOP and Dems disagree on education spending

Senate voucher bill up for discussion; amendment would require FCAT

House, Senate agree on Lake Okeechobee, Indian River Lagoon funds; FAMU-FSU split still in question

Work remains on joint 'work plan' as items stumble in Senate

Senate budget paints brighter picture for scholarships than House

Democrat lawmakers unsure APD can handle Senate scholarship bill

Senate waters down school vouchers bill for disabled students; passes another committee

Altered charter school contract bill passes Senate committee

Putnam's energy tax cut would divert less to PECO

FL could increase private school vouchers

Session Outlook 2014: Education

Bullard, Thompson don't like Scott's math on education

Putnam explains tax cut bill, defends leadership role on energy

Survey says teachers are not the problem

House Democrats slam Scott budget; Republicans supportive but say no 'rubber stamp'

Gaetz wants more CAPE, Weatherford more opportunity scholarships

BOG targeting low graduation rates

Immigrant tuition bill back for another session

Putnam touts ports, tax cuts during wide-ranging comments