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August 14, 2013 9:03 AM

Florida school districts pass on Scott’s teacher debit cards for classroom supplies

Gov. Rick Scott pitched the idea from the Panhandle to Miami: a state-funded debit card worth $250 for every teacher to spend on classroom supplies. But with the start of school just days away, only seven of the state’s 67 school districts -- the list doesn't include Manatee -- have taken Scott up on the offer.

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