Florida Graduation Rate Up, Quality of Public Education Down

FLORIDA – While Florida is boasting that their high school graduation rate is through the roof at 77.8%, the quality of education students are receiving in Florida has slide from 8th in the nation to 28th.

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Governor Rick Scott continues to discuss his $2 billion surplus and keeps it on the mantle to marvel at it. It is not making it way down to the Florida department’s but they continue to fuel tax cuts to attract businesses that produce minimum wage paying jobs.

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What good is a graduation rate if they aren’t receiving anything worth wild?

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