Tag: low-income parents

No choice? Scholarships offer 1,425 more options for low-income kids in FL

Editor’s note: This post initially appeared as an op-ed over the weekend in the Pensacola News Journal. The tax credit scholarship program is administered by Step Up For Students, which co-hosts this blog. Thanks to Florida’s tax credit scholarship program, nearly 60,000 low-income students in grades K-12 attend 1,425 participating[Read More…]

Florida private school “voucher” parents join PTA

Earlier this month, the Florida PTA held its annual convention with at least 20 new members in attendance: parents of children who receive tax credit scholarships to attend private schools. Many of them took time off from one or two jobs to attend. And in doing so, they participated in[Read More…]