Tag: FSBA

Leading minister: Why are FL school boards attacking options for poor kids?

Efforts to defend Florida’s tax credit scholarship program, the largest private school choice program in the country, have gained a powerful new ally: Miami Bishop Victor T. Curry. One of Florida’s most influential ministers, Curry used his radio program Nov. 11 to rally supporters against the lawsuit filed in August[Read More…]

Duval Republicans take aim at FSBA over school choice suit

The Republican leadership in one of Florida’s biggest counties passed a resolution Monday night condemning the Florida School Boards Association and other groups for filing suit against the state’s tax credit scholarship program and potentially snuffing out academic options for nearly 70,000 low-income students. The strongly-worded resolution by the Republican[Read More…]

69,000 pieces of just flat wrong

To allegedly help parents understand Amendment 8, one of Florida’s biggest school districts has distributed 69,000 fliers, punctuated by scary claims, in all of its school lobbies and reception areas. “VOTE ON NOVEMBER 6,” they say. “Amendment 8 could impact your public school.” The Orange County school district tells redefinED the fliers don’t cross the[Read More…]