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The March 9 article Scott: Florida has four of the nation’s top 10 high schools, shows how biased the Herald and Politifact.com are in regards to our political process. The article mentions that Gov. Scott cited Newsweek rankings of four high schools in Florida that are in the top 10 high schools in the country. Newsweek ranks not only high schools, but also graduate schools and universities and colleges once a year.

These rankings are very much anticipated and accepted. The rankings are questioned and obviously “have to be corrected,” with Herald-leaning “experts,” so the desired point can be made that Gov. Scott told “lies” again.

When my children went to school in the ’80s and early ’90s in Miami, Florida was dead last in education polls across the country, even with Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles. I don’t remember the Herald going to any length in trying to improve the education system or going after Chiles at that time. I hope there are many other readers, on both sides of the spectrum, who are capable of building their own opinions.

Marianne Daniels, Coral Gables

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