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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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Lawmakers and governors may push ambitious initiatives in their 2012 sessions, though warily in an election year.
January 11, 2012 – Education Week
Funding losses loom for public schools as students use vouchers to enroll in private institutions under a law being challenged in court today.
December 19, 2011 – Education Week
After suffering legislative setbacks, unions and other critics of states' new education laws sue to overturn them.
September 28, 2011 – Education Week
A multibill package would greatly expand the menu of open-enrollment-style options for parents and students.
September 21, 2011 – Education Week
The judge ruled that the district's unusual voucher plan violated religious and financial provisions of the state constitution.
August 15, 2011 – Education Week
Testimony began Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by civil-liberties groups and parents to stop Douglas County's voucher pilot, slated within weeks to help 500 students attend private schools with public funding.
August 3, 2011 – Education Week
Legislative action in numerous states may be bringing Milton Friedman's school choice vision to fruition, writes Robert Enlow of the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.
July 28, 2011 – Education Week
Proponents now are more likely to stress parental satisfaction and high graduation rates than academic achievement, the Center on Education Policy report finds.
July 27, 2011 – Education Week
Two lawsuits filed Tuesday in Denver District Court seek to shut down Douglas County's pilot voucher plan, set to launch this fall with up to 500 students.
June 22, 2011 – Education Week

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