Statements about Education

Says Rick Scott "raised property taxes."

"Having an active father makes children 98 percent more likely to graduate from college."

Says Rick Scott cut "Bright Futures scholarships in half."

"With Rick Scott, there are more funds for preschool education."

Says Rick Scott’s per-pupil education spending is "about $200 less" than what it was under Charlie Crist during the recession.

Says Rick Scott "cut education to pay for even more tax breaks for big, powerful, well-connected corporations."

"Gov. Rick Scott cut the cost of prepaid college tuition by nearly $20,000."

"$3 billion over the next five years will be taken out of our public schools and be put into vouchers."  

"Charlie Crist allowed college tuition to increase up to 15 percent every year."

A company hired to do Common Core testing in Florida will "attract every one of your children to become as homosexual as they possibly can."

"U.S. teenagers have now fallen behind their counterparts in Ireland, Poland and even Vietnam in math and science."

On in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.

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

"In 2006, Charlie Crist opposed in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."

"Charlie Crist signed into law an automatic 15 percent annual tuition increase that put college further out of reach for many Floridians."

Says Rick Scott presided over cuts to the Bright Futures college scholarship program.

"We have been teaching these (Common Core) standards in Florida schools since 2010."

"Rick Scott tried to slash school funding by $3.3 billion."

For educational testing, Florida "has chosen a company that has a significant history of promoting identification of the GLBT lifestyle for children as young as seven years old."

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