Tag: Florida vouchers

NC voucher opponents take a page from the Florida Education Association’s playbook

The Florida Education Association (FEA), along with several allies, recently filed a lawsuit challenging the state’s 13-year-old tax-credit scholarship program. The teacher union’s complaint seeks to expand the 2006 Bush v. Holmes decision that struck down Florida’s Opportunity Scholarship program. But the nearly decade-old voucher case has also drawn the[Read More…]

FEA’s political calculations mislead public on scholarship costs

As a stalwart defender of funding for public schools, the Florida Education Association (FEA) brings special expertise to the complex, sometimes arcane ways the state produces its education budget. So its oft-repeated claim this year that scholarships for low-income students increase the total cost of education is presumably a political,[Read More…]