Tag: Orlando Sentinel

A closer look at Orlando Sentinel story on Florida school choice programs

Quick summary: The Orlando Sentinel identified some legitimate issues that deserve fixes but also distorted the overall effectiveness of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship and participating schools by omitting crucial information and context. The full body of evidence does not support the newspaper’s characterization of the system as broken –[Read More…]

Orlando Sentinel unfairly targets school serving low-income, Hispanic students

Note: See a detailed response to the Orlando Sentinel from Step Up For Students here and a quick summary here. Step Up helps administer Florida’s Gardiner and Tax Credit Scholarship programs, and publishes this blog. One of the schools singled out by the Orlando Sentinel’s investigation of private school scholarship[Read More…]