Tag: House education committee

school choice

Bill to end FTC waiting list clears House hurdle

TALLAHASSEE — In a bipartisan vote, the House Education Committee on Thursday passed a bill that would eliminate a waiting list for the¬†Florida Tax Credit Scholarship¬†for lower-income families. House PCB EDC 19-01, known as the Family Empowerment Scholarship, would help pay for private school tuition and fees, with unused funds[Read More…]

Florida House education committee chairs, members named

Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford announced committee assignments today (hat tip: News Service of Florida.) Here is who will serve as chairs and vice chairs of the education committees, including the new subcommittee on school choice and innovation: Education Committee: Chair, Marlene O’Toole, R-Lady Lake. Vice Chair, Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake[Read More…]