It has recently been announced that about 90,000 enrolled in Florida public schools are missing. For the 2020-2021 school year, it was expected that many more students would be enrolled in public school. With that said, about $700 million was put into school funding for students that “don’t exist,” says State Rep. Randy Fine. Reports show that Bradford County is the most-impacted district and is now under investigation. If funding towards these “phantom students” continues without the help of the two Florida Department of Education(FDOE) emergency orders that were placed, there may be a massive funding issue that can form in the future.
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