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Lawmakers seek to slow school grading revamp



From the Buzz:

The state Board of Education this week voted in favor of a dramatic (and controversial) revamp of Florida's school grading formula.

But lawmakers want to slow down the train.

In a surprise move on Friday, members of the Senate PreK-12 Education Budget Conference Committee proposed delaying the plan by one year.

“As far as I can see, the ramifications of it have not been thoroughly analyzed,” said Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, who wants one of the budget bills to include language that puts the plan on hold. More here.

[Last modified: Friday, March 2, 2012 10:54am]


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