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December 13, 2015 2:25 PM

Florida gave about $70 million to charter schools that later closed; state recouped little

About $7.5 million went to Miami-Dade charters that closed

Charter advocates say they need the help because banks won’t lend

Public school districts also struggle to fund capital needs

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