Three Education Ideas in One Proposed Florida Constitutional Amendment Earns Negative Reviews

In the Florida Legislature, the act of lumping several unrelated ideas together in one bill is called logrolling, and it’s generally frowned upon.

In the vicennial Florida Constitution Revision Commission, it’s allowed. And commissioners are taking that liberty on several measures, including three that they’re recommending be combined into one education question (P6003).

The proposal, which appears on the commission’s April 16 calendar for consideration, would ask voters to approve school board member term limits, a state charter school authorizer, and a civics education requirement in schools.

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