President Barack Obama’s recent announcement that America’s school system is lagging behind other advanced nations, has sparked debate as to whether states should implement extended school years to catch up to those countries, as he suggested. Florida 89.1’s Katiana Krawchenko has the story.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/extendedschool.mp3]
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Florida lawmakers will vote Thursday on a proposed state budget that includes spending $500 million to increase teacher salaries.