Gov. Rick Scott’s education ad brags that Florida is “first in the nation” for fourth-grade reading and math scores. Six states posted better scores than Florida on fourth-grade math tests given in 2017.
LGBTQ students need not apply.
“I’ve been able to get rid of 2,500 regulations on the state level … Nobody brought that up to me before,” Scott said.
From the Palm Beach Post‘s Sonja Isger, 08/12/2016: This week, with the news that one of the county’s residents is among those believed to have […]
By Marc Caputo and Christine Sexton of Politico, 08/05/2016: Scott, lawmakers cut programs 40 percent in 2011 MIAMI — As the Zika virus spreads in […]
By Carol Marbin Miller of Miami Herald, 12/06/2015: About 9,000 Florida children … have been purged from Children’s Medical Services since May as part of a wholesale reorganization […]
From Political Fix Florida’s Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, 06/13/2105: Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, signed the state’s $78 billion budget, vetoing more than $460 million in […]
From the Orlando Sentinel‘s Gray Rohrer, Jeff Weiner and Gabrielle Russon, 05/23/2015: State money for several projects in Central Florida, including the University of Central Florida […]
From Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, 02/06/2014: Speaking with reporters at the Florida State Fair in Tampa on Thursday, Governor Rick Scott repeated that he would […]
From The Lakeland Ledger (Paula Dockery), 09/04/2013: After a shaky first year in office, the governor proposed $2,500 across-the-board teacher raises. When the Florida Legislature balked […]