Superintendents, teachers unions and parent groups want Gov. Rick Scott to veto a $419 million, 278-page education bill, as well as K-12 public school spending lawmakers approved in their 2017-18 budget package. Critics say the budget’s meager increase to K-12 public education is insufficient.
Superintendents, teachers unions and parent groups want Gov. Rick Scott to veto a $419 million, 278-page education bill, as well as K-12 public school spending lawmakers approved in their 2017-18 budget package. Critics say the budget’s meager increase to K-12 public education is insufficient. CARL JUSTE Miami Herald
Superintendents, teachers unions and parent groups want Gov. Rick Scott to veto a $419 million, 278-page education bill, as well as K-12 public school spending lawmakers approved in their 2017-18 budget package. Critics say the budget’s meager increase to K-12 public education is insufficient. CARL JUSTE Miami Herald

Veto schools bill and ‘starvation-level’ K-12 spending, critics urge Gov. Scott

May 15, 2017 5:45 PM

More Videos

Annette Taddeo joins Florida Senate 1:51

Annette Taddeo joins Florida Senate

Trump feuds with Congresswoman over call to fallen soldier's widow 1:16

Trump feuds with Congresswoman over call to fallen soldier's widow

Trump addresses relationship with Congress, soldier deaths in Niger and more 3:07

Trump addresses relationship with Congress, soldier deaths in Niger and more

Miami Beach police chief holds press conference after woman is killed by officer 1:35

Miami Beach police chief holds press conference after woman is killed by officer

Man is shot to death sitting next to daughter and 1-year-old grandson 0:30

Man is shot to death sitting next to daughter and 1-year-old grandson

Dolphins coach Adam Gase says he only listens to himself on coaching decisions 1:14

Dolphins coach Adam Gase says he only listens to himself on coaching decisions

Banned books that shaped American literature 2:08

Banned books that shaped American literature

Gas leak at Miami Springs Middle School sends cafeteria employees to hospital 1:31

Gas leak at Miami Springs Middle School sends cafeteria employees to hospital

How to make money playing video games 2:10

How to make money playing video games

Look at the overwhelmingly positive responses to #metoo, a hashtag for survivors of sexual abuse 1:15

Look at the overwhelmingly positive responses to #metoo, a hashtag for survivors of sexual abuse

  • Annette Taddeo joins Florida Senate

    Annette Taddeo, of Miami, was sworn in to the Florida Senate on Oct. 10, 2017, becoming the first Hispanic Democratic woman elected to the chamber.