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HJR 447 - Classroom Size Requirements and 65 Percent of School Funding for Classroom Instruction - Key Vote

Florida Key Votes

Dennis Ross voted Yea (Passage) on this Constitutional Amendment.

Read statements Dennis Ross made in this general time period.

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Adopted (House) (74-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Classroom Size Requirements and 65 Percent of School Funding for Classroom Instruction

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment that requires schools to spend at least 65 percent of funding on classroom instruction and provides free voluntary prekindergarten for any four-year-old Florida child. The joint resolution also increases class size requirements by allowing districts to have up to 23 students per teacher for prekindergarten through third grade, 27 students for fourth through eighth grade, and 30 students for ninth through twelfth grade beginning in the 2009-2010 school year and sets required class sizes for school districts.

Constitutional Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Classroom Size Requirements and 65 Percent of School Funding for Classroom Instruction

Sponsors

  • Joe H. Pickens (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Ralph Arza (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis K. Baxley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Fredrick C. 'Fred' Brummer (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dean R. Cannon Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer Carroll (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael J. Grant (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gayle Bauer Harrell (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Adam Hasner (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • D. Alan Hays (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff D. Kottkamp (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paige Vanier Kreegel (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Legg (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Murzin (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William L. 'Bill' Proctor (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Reagan (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. Sansom (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John K. Stargel (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Juan C. Zapata (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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