Florida's School Strategy

Sigo, Shelly
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/11/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32379, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the authority provided by the lawmakers in Florida concerning the $31.9 billion in spending for education in fiscal 2007. According to the report, the state's education budget includes $1.1 billion for capital costs related to a controversial class-size reduction program mandated by voters in 2002.


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