Friday, December 19th, 2014

Statements about Education

False

Bush meant to say one-third fail the test

Mostly False

The official dropout rate is in the single digits

Half-True

Both came to support it after opposing it

Mostly False

The evidence doesn't add up to 3,000

Mostly True

Precise number of averted layoffs difficult to pinpoint

Half-True

Yes, but Crist holds record per pupil

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