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Florida Virtual School Opposes House Online Education Plan

The Florida Virtual School is opposing a House spending plan and accompanying bill designed to open online education to more providers. The Florida Virtual School says the bill would cut the funding the receive for every student who takes an online course through the state-sponsored school.

House plans to increase per-student funding House Education Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami, has produced a $20.1 billion spending plan for public education that increases per-student funding in K-12 by $395 to about $6,780.It also factors in a 6 percent tuition increase for university students.

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