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  Proposal ties school vouchers to more popular issue
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Last EditedCBlock941  Aug 04, 2008 01:21pm
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MediaNewspaper - Orlando Sentinel
News DateMonday, August 4, 2008 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA proposed state constitutional amendment offers what sounds like a simple and painless remedy for improving public education in Florida -- require every school district to spend at least 65 percent of its money on classroom instruction.

But nearly every school district already does that. The real impact of Amendment 9, which a Leon County circuit court judge will consider knocking off the fall ballot today, could be a second mandate that public-school advocates say could have a far greater impact on district budgets -- legalized taxpayer support for private-school tuition.
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