Tag: Kionne McGhee

New parent trigger bill clears first hurdle in Florida House

The parent trigger bill is back in the Florida Legislature this year and, judging by the spirited 8-5 party line vote it got in its first committee stop Thursday, perhaps as contentious as ever. But unlike last year, some Florida parents and child advocates not only voiced support, but drove to[Read More…]

Florida House Choice & Innovation Subcommittee meets for first time

Some members of the Florida House Choice & Innovation Subcommittee grew up attending public schools and, later, went to work for them. Others sent their children to parochial schools and charter schools while at least one representative home-schooled his kids. In all, 13 members of the new subcommittee said they[Read More…]