Tag: House Appropriations Committee

school choice

House bill to create Family Empowerment Scholarship moves ahead

TALLAHASSEE – A bill that would eliminate a waiting list for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship for low-income students – but also slash the value of the vouchers – passed in a party-line vote Wednesday by the House Committee on Appropriations. The bill, HB 7075, would create the Family Empowerment[Read More…]

The military needs a few good … charter schools

As Andy Rotherham reported this week, the House Appropriations Committee noted that Department of Defense installations throughout the United States are “struggling with the issue of dependent education for K-12 students” and is calling for a process that lets military families more easily establish charter schools. “Frequent moves by military families highlight the differences[Read More…]