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CS for SJR 1150 - 65 Percent Funding, Class Size, Classroom Instruction - Key Vote

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Constitutional Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (20-20) - (Key vote)

Title: 65 Percent Funding, Class Size, 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 (Senate) -

Title: 65 Percent Funding, Class Size, Classroom Instruction

Sponsors

  • Ken Pruitt (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • J.D. Alexander (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Argenziano (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey H. 'Jeff' Atwater (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carey Baker (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael S. 'Mike' Bennett (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Clary (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee Constantine (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Victor D. Crist (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike B. Fasano (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Haridopolos (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis L. Jones (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. 'Jim' King Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Evelyn J. Lynn (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Durell Peaden Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Posey (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Burt L. Saunders (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Sebesta (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Webster (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen R. Wise (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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