Tag: Studer Community Institute

Florida schools roundup: Tax-credit scholarships rally, Bush plan and more

Scholarship support: Supporters of tax-credit scholarships will rally at the Florida Capitol today. The constitutionality of the 15-year-old Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program is being challenged in court by the state’s largest teachers union. Step Up For Students, which hosts this blog, helps administer those accounts. Miami Herald. WFSU. Sunshine[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Funding, charters, poverty and more

School spending: Even if Gov. Rick Scott’s K-12 education spending plans are approved, Florida will continue to lag behind more than 40 states in per-pupil spending. Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Consultants and charters: A Tampa couple’s consulting firm is being paid $35,000 by the Hillsborough County School District, and the company’s owner is also in[Read More…]