Tag: State Rep. Matt Caldwell

Florida special needs scholarship expansion headed to Gov. Rick Scott

A measure expanding Florida’s newest educational option for special needs students is now headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk. The Florida House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved SB 672, which would allow more families to access Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts and give the program a new name. The Gardiner[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: District changes, early education and more

School district changes?: State Sen. Jeff Brandes and State Rep. Matt Caldwell, both Republicans, support changes to the state constitution that could, among other things, allow the breakup of¬†countywide school districts and end nonpartisan school board elections. Tampa Bay Times. Charter schools: A Pinellas County charter school is being asked[Read More…]