Gradebook podcast: Funding, security top Florida education priority list in 2019

[Associated Press | 2016]
[Associated Press | 2016]
Published January 10

Entering 2019, Florida policy makers have focused on two key areas of concern with regard to public schooling — paying for it, and keeping students and staff safe — within the conservative framework of the newly elected administration and Legislature.

With the state’s finances “volatile” and the demand for increased security costly, resolving these issues might not be easy. Reporters Lawrence Mower and Jeff Solochek discuss the latest developments in Tallahassee on these hot topics.
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