Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Statements about Education

Mostly False

The rate didn't go up, but collections will

Half-True

Crist and Scott both cut Bright Futures

Mostly False

Mostly flat during Scott's time, then a small increase

Half-True

The cuts did occur, but any causal relationship is murky

Mostly False

Teacher jobs declined in recession but precise layoff number hard to pinpoint

Mostly True

Prepaid tuition changes approved by Legislature

Mostly True

Let us school you on tuition increases

Full Flop

Rick Scott isn't the only one to flip-flop on this topic

True

His job as education commissioner

 Progressive Choice Florida

Progressive Choice Florida

Says Charlie Crist "implemented Jeb Bush’s A+ Plan."

— Florida

True

But he supports it now

Mostly True

So did Charlie Crist

Mostly False

Florida approved Common Core in 2010 but didn't start phasing implementation until 2011

Mostly True

He proposed cuts, then increases later