|Legislators draw up rival school spending plans|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — Florida legislators are drawing up rival spending plans for education.
The House and Senate this week are starting to work on a new state budget.
The House is proposing to increase spending on public schools by nearly $741 million. That translates into a 3 percent increase or nearly $208 for every student in the state.
The Senate is proposing to increase public school spending by $651 million. That translates into an increase of 2.58 percent or $175 for every student in the state.
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