Tag: extracurricular activities

Contentious extracurricular legislation advances in Florida Senate

A bill that would overhaul Florida’s system governing high school athletics for an “era of school choice” remains alive after passing its first state Senate panel Wednesday. The proposal by Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, would place new limits on the operations and recruiting investigations of the Florida High School Athletic Association.[Read More…]

Lawmakers look to tackle extracurricular activities, sports and school choice

A Florida House panel is weighing legislation aimed at opening high school sports and other extracurricular activities to more students enrolled in school choice programs. State law already allows home education, virtual school and private school students to participate in high school sports. But some lawmakers have said the state’s laws[Read More…]

Florida Roundup: Tax credit scholarships, extracurricular activities, testing and more

Tax credit scholarships. Revived legislation expanding the program clears a House-panel on a party-line vote. Florida Times-Union. Capitol News Service. News Service of Florida. Times/Herald. Palm Beach Post. Associated Press. WFSU. The legislation could extend scholarships to middle-class families. Sun-Sentinel. A Washington Post blogger seizes on inconsistent uses of the term “waiting list.” Answer Sheet. A Palm[Read More…]