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TALLAHASSEE, FLA.3/9/12-SESSIONEND030912 CH-Andy Ford, president of the Florida Education Association, left, is congratulated by Wayne Blanton, executive director of the Florida School Board Association after the parent trigger bill died in the Senate on a 20-20 tie during the final day of the regularly scheduled 2012 legislative session, Friday at the Capitol in Tallahassee. The bill, strongly opposed by teachers unions, would have given parents of students in a failing school more power to change their public school into a charter school...COLIN HACKLEY PHOTO