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Education #1 problem area think spending should rise FEFP- Florida Education finance program- designed to try to equalize education spending o Wealthy schools shouldn’t get as much per pupil as rural county schools do Education performance o FL has a high drop-out rate o SAT scores are low Education Reform o Jeb Bush: A+ plan, grade schools and teachers based on FCAT scores o Critics: vouchers, high stakes testing, not fair to teachers o Supporters: math and reading scores have risen, gap between minority and white scores is shrinking, focus on basics, competition o A++ plan- stiffer middle and high school curriculum No Child Left Behind- early W. Bush years, adequate yearly progress Test subgroups (Hispanics, Blacks, lower socio-economic) Resources should also go to struggling schools Title I schools get more money from federal government, stiff penalties if don’t do well States can not take the money if they choose Different standards from “A++ Plan”- more strict at Fed
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course POS 3182 taught by Professor Jewett during the Spring '09 term at University of Central Florida.

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