Tag: Florida and open enrollment

Charter schools continue to rule Florida’s education choice landscape

As the 10th annual National School Choice Week celebration kicks off, Step Up For Students unveils its 11th annual “Changing Landscapes” infographic, a document that explores student enrollment in public and private school choice options statewide for the 2018-19 school year. Some key findings: ·       48.2 percent of preK-12 students[Read More…]

Change in open enrollment law providing more choice options for students

In the first year after Florida lawmakers passed legislation that lets parents choose public schools across county lines, the state Department of Education reports that 5,397 students took advantage in 2017. As such, educational choice experts proclaim that the controlled open enrollment law signed by Gov. Rick Scott in 2016[Read More…]

In Florida, 1.2 million students participate in school choice

Though we know little about the parents who long have chosen their school through where they decide to live (or to pretend to live), Florida keeps count of those who no longer want their neighborhood school. And here’s some data to chew on: In a state known for its breadth of[Read More…]