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Gradebook podcast: The hashtag edition #HB7069, #DCDTheft

Volusia County School Board chairwoman Melody Johnson speaks to the Pasco County School Board about district cost differential.

Volusia County School Board chairwoman Melody Johnson speaks to the Pasco County School Board about district cost differential.

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Momentum grows behind a school board-driven lawsuit challenging HB 7069, the controversial Florida education law that creates a new type of charter school and requires districts to share their tax revenue with charters. Boards also mount pressure on the state to refine or remove the funding formula that applies a cost-of-living differential on the amount of money they get. Fresh from vacation, reporter Jeff Solochek and editor Tom Tobin discuss these hot-button issues and others. Take a listen, and join the conversation on our Facebook page. On today's reading list: Text messages reveal behind-the-scenes battle over charter school bill (Politico Florida)

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