Apr 7, 2016. A new national study of how states pay for public education gave Florida an "F" for "Effort," and ranked it near the bottom of states in how it spends tax dollars for education.The Education Law Center compared equity in school funding for all 50 states in a study called "Is School Funding Fair? America's Most. Note: Spendings Ranking refers to ‚ÄúTotal Current Expenditures for Public Elementary and…