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Fishkind Commentary: How Are Florida's Public Schools Funded?


June 24, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando - Florida's public education system has been getting a lot of attention in recent months. Schools districts are preparing for sweeping curriculum changes, politicians are staking out election-year positions...and this year's state budget takes effect July 1st with new levels of per-student funding. But how exactly does Florida's K-12 public education system use that funding?

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[Image: Economic Analyst Hank Fishkind of Fishkind & Associates]

This week, economic analyst Hank Fishkind takes 90.7's Nicole Creston along for the ride as he follows the dollars from state-level Florida Education Finance Program administrators all the way to individual students at local schools.

 

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