Florida Public Education of Children, Amendment 6 (1998)
This amendment modified Article IX of the Florida Constitution to declare it "a paramount duty of the state" to provide for education of children. Amendment 6 was one of nine ballot measures placed on the 1998 Florida ballot by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission.
|Florida Amendment 6 (1998)|
Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||Public Education Of Children.—Declares the education of children to be a fundamental value of the people of Florida; establishes adequate provision for education as a paramount duty of the state; expands constitutional mandate requiring the state to make adequate provision for a uniform system of free public schools by also requiring the state to make adequate provision for an efficient, safe, secure, and high quality system.||”|
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