Friday, October 24th, 2014

Statements about Education

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

Mostly True

No. 1 in access, but 35th in per pupil spending, says a report

Mostly False

Only about half currently offering $10k degrees

Half-True

One limited ranking says yes, experts urge caution

Half-True

The big credit goes to Congress for approving the stimulus

False

Except for all those teachers who were involved

 Public comments at a Common Core hearing

Public comments at a Common Core hearing

Teachers were not involved in developing the Common Core State Standards.

— Florida