Florida Public Education of Children, Amendment 6 (1998)

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The Florida Public Education of Children Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was a commission referral in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 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.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 6 (1998)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,623,889 71%
No1,069,40629%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

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.[1][2]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.