Editorial: No substitute for state support of schools

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Tampa Bay Times

Nov 19, 1:00 AM

Editorial: No substitute for state support of schools

This fall voters around the state passed 18 local tax referendums for schools, a reaffirmation that Floridians value public education and are willing to pay for it. But the willingness by voters to invest stands in stark contrast to the miserly Florida Legislature, which placed on the ballot a constitutional amendment that will make it even harder for state lawmakers to raise taxes and virtually ensures state school funding will never significantly increase.

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