Tag: Ross Spano

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…]