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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, July 7th, 2023

  Calls for stronger supply chains before shortages reach medicine cabinets Prescription drug shortages reached a five-year peak at the end of last year. A Tampa congress member joined medical professionals at a local hospital...

Florida House is set to approve requirement for public school districts to share tax revenue with charter schools

The Florida House could pass a measure that would require school districts to share local property-tax revenue with charter schools.

Big changes coming to school attendance boundaries?

Hillsborough County schools' attendance boundaries are likely to change. Some schools may be repurposed and students reassigned to different schools and the public isn't happy with the proposed changes.

MidPoint’s Legislative Wrap-Up: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

As Florida's legislative session draws to a close, it is time to take inventory and review what has emerged from the Capitol. From the headline-topping bills to the under-the-radar legislation, MidPoint host Shelley Reback, is...

MidPoint: Florida Legislature and the War on Teachers

The Florida Constitution provides that all children are guaranteed a quality public education, but the Florida legislature is undermining that guarantee with education policies that drive more children to private and charter schools for profit...
April Griffin. WMNF

Hillsborough school board member criticizes Florida education bill

Many school districts in Florida oppose an education bill and the public school budget passed by the state legislature and signed by Governor Rick Scott; they say the education budget is only going up by...

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