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Constitution Revision Commission To Consider Three Ed Measures

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The Constitution Revision Commission is considering a handful of education proposals.

There are three potential amendments, all offered by Commissioner Erika Donalds. 

One would require the state boards of education, trustees, governors, and local school board members to serve in their posts on a volunteer basis.  Members could still be reimbursed for travel. 

Donalds also wants to make school superintendent an appointed position selected by the school board.  Her last proposal would place an eight year term limit on school board members. 

If the Commission OKs the ideas they’ll go to the ballot, and they’ll need the support of 60 percent of Florida voters before becoming law.

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Nick Evans came to Tallahassee to pursue a masters in communications at Florida State University. He graduated in 2014, but not before picking up an internship at WFSU. While he worked on his degree Nick moved from intern, to part-timer, to full-time reporter. Before moving to Tallahassee, Nick lived in and around the San Francisco Bay Area for 15 years. He listens to far too many podcasts and is a die-hard 49ers football fan. When Nick’s not at work he likes to cook, play music and read.
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