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PolitiFact Florida: What Crist omits from attack ad on Scott about Bright Futures



Former Gov. Charlie Crist continued his attacks on Gov. Rick Scott's education funding record in a TV ad set at St. Petersburg High School, Crist's alma mater.

"This isn't just a doorway to a school. It was my doorway as a public school kid to opportunity. And I want to make sure every child has that same chance for a better life," Crist says in the ad. "But Rick Scott's education cuts are closing that door on Florida's kids, spending almost $200 less per student than when I was governor and cutting Bright Futures scholarships in half."

Did Scott cut Bright Futures scholarships in half? Turn to PolitiFact Florida to see our rating.


[Last modified: Friday, July 25, 2014 3:32pm]


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