Textbook selection http://wuwf.org en Gaetz: 2014-15 Budget Negotiations http://wuwf.org/post/gaetz-2014-15-budget-negotiations <p></p><p>State lawmakers are beginning their sixth week of work during the 2014 Florida Legislative Session. During the session, WUWF is checking in with Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville).</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:14:16 +0000 Sandra Averhart 7408 at http://wuwf.org Gaetz: 2014-15 Budget Negotiations Bill Would Give FL Schools Textbook Freedom http://wuwf.org/post/bill-would-give-fl-schools-textbook-freedom <p>Local school districts – and not the Florida Board of Education – would choose textbooks under legislation filed for the upcoming regular session.</p><p>About 30 states now use the local textbook-selection model. The measure would expand a law approved last year, which gives school districts the authority to review and select materials without state involvement. The districts would only have to certify that their choices complied with state standards.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:03:08 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 5012 at http://wuwf.org Bill Would Give FL Schools Textbook Freedom