Putting Education Reform To The Test

Read Gov. Scott’s 2013 Education Plan

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Gov. Rick Scott unveiled an education plan that he says focuses on preparing high school gradiates for college or careers.

Gov. Rick Scott unveiled his education plan this morning.

Many of the details had already been reported, but the overall plan focuses on making sure high school graduates are ready for college or a career.

Among the highlights:

  • Preparing teachers and schools for the switch to Common Core standards, considered tougher than those currently in use in Florida. Scott is asking for $2 million to help train teachers.
  • Allowing school districts more flexibility from state regulations and loosening restrictions on charter school enrollment.
  • Seeking private donors to pay for debit cards teachers can use to purchase school supplies.

Read the full plan, after the jump:


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