Florida governor approves nation's largest instructional materials fund

May 1998
Electronic Education Report;05/13/98, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on Florida legislatures's approval of the fiscal 1998 to 1999 spending plan on instructional materials. Discussion of the spending plan as the nation's largest instructional materials fund; Importance of the legislatures' decision; Impact of the spending plan's approval to the textbook and software industries.


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