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Extending Vouchers Into Middle Class Is Florida's Next Move

Already home to a thriving ecosystem of private school choice, the state’s lawmakers want vouchers for thousands of new students. (April 16, 2019)

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The education secretary has been pushing the theme of "educational freedom," a rebranding that suggests options like mixing and matching components to build an educational experience from scratch.
October 2, 2019 – Education Week
Three presidential candidates have pledged to nominate a teacher to the Education Secretary position during a National Education Association forum.
July 17, 2019 – Education Week
A look at the two major political parties' platforms since the first charter school law was passed shows how Democrats' positions on school choice have evolved, including increased calls for accountability.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
Already home to a thriving ecosystem of private school choice, the state’s lawmakers want vouchers for thousands of new students.
April 17, 2019 – Education Week
A ballot measure to expand the state's eligibility for so-called education savings account is contentious and confusing.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
Support for raising teacher salaries jumped nationally in the wake of this spring's wave of teacher activism, a national poll by the journal Education Next said.
August 22, 2018 – Education Week
Districts still have legal responsibility for private school students with disabilities within their boundaries, but it can be a tricky relationship to navigate.
August 2, 2018 – Education Week
As parents turn to the education marketplace to get ahead, some students get left behind, writes one education professor.
May 9, 2018 – Education Week
In a major expansion of Florida's private school choice, state lawmakers approved a measure that will allow students who are bullied, harassed, or attacked in their public schools to use taxpayer funded vouchers to attend a private school.
March 21, 2018 – Education Week
States don't do enough to inform parents about the rights they lose when they enroll children in private schools using vouchers, the GAO finds.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week

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