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State News Roundup for April 21, 2012

  Florida – Dismal state budget shortchanges public schools FEA President Andy Ford issued this statement on the state budget signed Tuesday, April 17 by Gov. Rick Scott and its implication for public education: The state budget passed by the Florida Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott is a dismal failure to provide for

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Funding cuts in Florida cut route to 21st century

  by Mary Ellen Flannery The first victims of the Florida legislature’s wicked $300 million cuts to higher education appear to be students in the flagship university’s highly acclaimed computer science department. What, Florida legislators? You figure you won’t need computer scientists in the 21st century? Gov. Rick Scott, who recently told reporters that state