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The Year of the charter school



It's been a good year for supporters of alternative education in Florida. The Legislature passed bills to expand and strengthen charter schools and virtual classes online. Charter schools are also soaking up millions in state funds that aren't being given to traditional public schools this year.

WLRN Miami Herald reporter Gina Jordan tells us school districts are getting no money for repairs or construction. Listen here.

[Last modified: Monday, July 25, 2011 5:37pm]


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