Tag: school choice

FreedomWorks Backs Proposal Expanding School Choice Options in Florida

FreedomWorks released an open letter to the Florida Legislature this week, urging legislators back a proposal from state Rep. Kaylee Tuck, R-Lake Placid, to expand school choice options throughout the state. The letter was signed...

Rick Scott Plans to Fight for School Choice, Affordable Higher Education in 118th Congress

Hosting a roundtable in Jacksonville this week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., said he will focus on education reform and trying to make higher education more affordable during his next two years in the...

Rick Scott Takes to the Senate Floor to Praise School Choice

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor in support of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s , R-SC, “Congressional Review Act,” which would “undo Joe Biden’s attempts to restrict school choice...
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School Choice on the Rise Due to COVID Restrictions and Teachers’ Unions

With Florida schools gearing to open back up this month, many school districts are weighing their options again on enforcing mask mandates for students and require social distancing. Last week, parents stood outside the Broward County...

Florida Senators Back Tim Scott’s School Choice Proposal

The proposal would expand school choice options “by permitting states that have established programs for parents of children with disabilities to use public or private funds for the cost of their children attending a private school to supplement those funds with federal special education funds" and creates more grants for the states to increase school choice.

Dr. Karen Hiltz: Why Parents Must Demand School Choice

Thousands of children are exposed to learning environments that exude hostility. Many institutions are identified as poor performance and this has become the expected norm. No wonder so many parents feel helpless. What can they do? Where can they go? Do you think school choice might, just might be a solution?

Belinda Keiser: School Choice is the Secret to Trump’s Strong Economy

As the country continues with the pressing need to reignite the economy, I thank President Donald Trump for his innovative vision and practical approach to producing talent in our country with his value on educational choice.

Ron DeSantis Picks Up Conservative Campaign Themes in State of the State Address

With the Legislature kicking off its regular session on Tuesday, DeSantis returned to the themes that he stressed in the campaign including the “economic opportunities that lie before us,”  the “environmental challenges that require our attention” and “our obligations to education and public safety.”

Ron DeSantis Proposes Expanding School Choice in Florida

Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo came out swinging against the proposal. 

School Choice Works Well in Florida, New Study Shows

On Monday, the Urban Institute released a study which shows “better outcomes for students in Florida who attend private K-12 schools thanks to the state’s school choice program.”