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Byline: JOE FOLLICK CAPITAL BUREAU
TALLAHASSEE -- Senators polished their arguments Thursday as they prepared for what may be the last battle to virtually end the 2002 voter mandate to reduce class sizes.
Thursday's debate was largely a warm-up for a final vote that could come as early as today in the Senate. But the passions were high as proponents and opponents sought to woo a few swing votes in the 40-member chamber. Gov. Jeb Bush has said the 2002 vote that requires strict class-size limits by 2010 would cost the state billions and provide no substantial improvements in student learning.
House Republicans largely agree. But GOP leaders are …