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PolitiFact rules GOP education plan is an ‘unfunded mandate’

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From PolitiFact: Count Alex Sink among those fighting a controversial series of education reforms being pushed by state Republican leaders. SB 6 would link teacher pay increases to student performance, eliminate long-term job security for new teachers and require end-of-course exams for subjects not covered by the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test starting in the 2013-2014 school year. Most Democrats and some moderate Republicans in the Legislature oppose the changes; so does the teachers union. Sink, the state’s chief financial officer…

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PolitiFact rules GOP education plan is an ‘unfunded mandate’

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From PolitiFact: Count Alex Sink among those fighting a controversial series of education reforms being pushed by state Republican leaders. SB 6 would link teacher pay increases to student performance, eliminate long-term job security for new teachers and require end-of-course exams for subjects not covered by the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test starting in the 2013-2014 school year. Most Democrats and some moderate Republicans in the Legislature oppose the changes; so does the teachers union. Sink, the state’s chief financial officer…

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