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Could Jacksonville Raise Property Taxes to Increase Revenue for Schools?

Duval County residents will be voting on a half-cent sales tax increase in November as the school district insists it will need $2 billion over the next 10 to 15 years for maintenance, repairs and new schools.
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Florida Debates If School Superintendents Should Be Elected or Appointed

In recent years, voters in several counties have been split over whether to elect a school superintendent or rely on an appointed one. From 2004 to 2017, voters in only three counties--Lake, Monroe and Polk Counties--abandoned having an elected school superintendent and moved to an appointed one. 
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Florida School Board Members: Should They be Elected or Appointed?

All 67 counties in Florida have elected school boards--but a state representative is pushing for an appointed school board, at least in his county.
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