Tag: Dwayne Taylor
Does more school choice ‘lift all ships’?
Can giving low-income families more access to private schools spur the growth of more school choice options in the public school system? The question came up during the most recent debate over legislation that would accelerate the growth of Florida’s tax credit scholarship program. Rep. Janet Adkins, R-Fernandina Beach, asked whether[Read More…]
Florida lawmakers look for compromises on charter school legislation
The controversy surrounding a charter school bill began to fade on Tuesday, as a Senate panel stripped away its controversial provisions. The original bill was intended to speed up charter schools’ contract negotiations with school districts, give them more access to district-owned buildings and lure more high-profile charter networks from outside the state. Those provisions[Read More…]