Rep. Erik Fresen

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The House Appropriations Committee will take up a measure limiting school construction spending, and steering more dollars to charter schools. The bill comes after Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami, accused school districts of misspending on construction for new schools. Now district superintendents are firing back.

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Florida schools districts may be spending too much on building schools. That’s according to a report compiled by Representative Erik Fresen.

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A school reform advocacy group is pushing to make education funding more transparent. The group Students First—created by Governor Rick Scott’s former education advisor and one-time Washington D.C. school chancellor Michelle Rhee—says it wants to know more about how schools are spending the education dollars they receive from the state.