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Intersection: The Gubernatorial Candidates’ Education Platforms


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As the candidates vying to be the next governor of Florida head into the last weeks of campaigning, education is one issue that’s drawing a lot of attention. In particular how to boost funding for education – one of the biggest chunks of the state budget.

From the education desk this week we’re joined by WLRN’s education reporter Jessica Bakeman, for a closer look at the platforms of gubernatorial candidates, Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum.

Education reporting on 90.7 News is supported by Helios Education Foundation


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About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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