Tag: Eileen Roy

As Florida’s public education system goes on trial, school choice comes up

Late in its first week of trial, the wide-ranging lawsuit challenging the state of Florida’s education system veered into school choice issues. An Alachua County school board member told a Leon County circuit court that, among other things, charter and “voucher schools” aren’t subject to the same mandates as those run[Read More…]

Once again: Florida’s Amendment 8 is NOT about private school vouchers

Editor’s note: This op-ed appeared in today’s Tampa Bay Times. Few public issues are as absorbing as the balance between religion and government, so a ballot initiative that aims to change the boundary is worthy of rigorous debate. Instead, Florida’s Amendment 8 is being treated to a proxy campaign on school vouchers.[Read More…]