Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has proposed an increase in education funding for the 2010-11 school year, and he wants to increase the pay of National Board Certified Teachers. Under Crist's $22.7 billion proposal, a $2,000 cap on bonuses for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate teachers would be lifted, per-pupil spending would increase, and more money would be directed to early education. The budget is likely to face opposition from state lawmakers who are questioning how Crist's proposal will be funded.
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