Broward Schools & Property Tax Edition: Capitol to Courthouse Headliners–March 24
Mar 24, 2009
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Florida would give the Seminole Tribe roulette wheels, craps tables and full-fledged Las Vegas style casinos while its competitors get blackjack or electronic bingo machines within their facilities under bills introduced Tuesday by the Senate’s chief gambling negotiator.
There’s almost no reason to mention Will Weatherford and Frederica Wilson in the same sentence.
Cuts to Brevard Public Schools could be as high as $100 million next year, an increase of $20 million over previous projections, Superintendent Richard DiPatri warned Monday, citing recent revenue estimates.
William ‘Charles’ Wilson had already dropped out of school and was an 18-year-old iron worker when he was drafted and sent to Vietnam in 1967.
As lawmakers in Tallahassee decide how they will balance the state’s budget, some are arguing that during these difficult economic times, public schools cannot be spared and must accept their share of cuts. That sounds reasonable, until you dig a little deeper into the facts.
The Lake County School Board on Monday ordered principals and district-level administrators to take a four-day furlough next school year – a small step toward paring spending by more than $25 million.
Hillsborough County School District officials began notifying a crop of veteran teachers Monday that their jobs are ending.
The Manatee County school board unanimously voted Monday to ask the county commission to suspend impact fees for schools.
Florida legislators are considering halving the incentive funds that supported advanced courses in Alachua County high schools and other high schools in the state.
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