Tag: Rubio and tax credit scholarships

Florida roundup: Marco Rubio, tutoring oversight, charter school teachers & more

More Rubio vouchers. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio needs a Florida-style coalition – meaning some Democratic lawmakers who see the value in expanded school choice – to get his plan for federal tax credit scholarships off the ground, writes Adam Emerson at the Choice Words blog. Education Week logs it in.[Read More…]

Marco Rubio: Time to expand private school options for low-income families

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill that would create a federal tax credit scholarship program for low-income students. Today he offers his thoughts about it in an op-ed for the Tampa Bay Times. Here’s an excerpt: Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren in our country are not as[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Federal vouchers, tutoring oversight, student arrests & more

Federal vouchers. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., proposes what may be the most sweeping school choice legislation in U.S. history – a federal tax credit scholarship program similar to the state program in Florida. redefinED. More from the Miami Herald. Tutoring oversight. In response to a Tampa Bay Times investigation, Education[Read More…]