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House passes Miami-Dade school board bill

State Rep. Ana Rivas Logan's plan to restructure the Miami-Dade school board is essentially dead in the Florida Senate. But that didn't keep the House from voting for the bill Monday, in the second vote of the day that exposed fissures within the county's legislative delegation.

Miami Democrats had long argued against the proposal to condense nine single-member districts to seven and add two countywide seats to the school board. On Monday, two Miami Republicans -- Reps. Erik Fresen and Jeanette Nuñez -- joined in dissent, voting against HB 307. The final vote was 76-39.

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