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Karen Hiltz: Florida’s Education Freedom:‭ ‬Is it a Mirage‭?

Looking at states that offer school choice options,‭ ‬Florida is a state that has legislated several programs.‭ ‬However,‭ ‬do these programs provide benefits for all families and children‭? ‬The quick answer is‭ ‬no because...

Florida Senate Sends School Choice Expansion Bill to Ron DeSantis

On Monday, the Florida Senate passed a bill expanding school choice from state Sen. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah. The bill cleared the Senate on a 25-14 vote. Last week, the House passed its version from state...
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Florida Senate President Backs Manny Diaz’s Proposal to Expand School Choice in Florida

On Thursday, state Sen. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah, filed a bill “which provides for expanded student eligibility and parental choice for K-12 scholarship programs that serve students with unique abilities and students from lower-income families.”
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Ron DeSantis Offers Second State of the State Address as Legislature Begins Regular Session

"Well, in this season of opportunity, we can say there is more out there to achieve for our state – and there is no reason why we can’t seize this moment and deliver for the people of Florida."
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Ron DeSantis, Richard Corcoran: Florida’s Newest School Choice Program Reaches Its Cap

On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran announced Florida’s latest school choice program has met its first-year enrollment cap. DeSantis and Corcoran noted 18,000 students across the Sunshine State are now covered...

Ron DeSantis Signs School Choice Expansion Into Law

At an event at a school in Miami Gardens on Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill from the Legislature, expanding school choice by creating the “Family Empowerment Scholarship Program.” The bill...
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