Florida more than doubles the amount of vouchers for homeschooling

A Florida voucher program for home school students that began in the 2023-2024 school year is on pace to double in size — at least.
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School superintendents from Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco weigh in on vouchers, cell phones and removing books from schools

We hear from the school superintendents from Pinellas (Kevin Hendrick), Pasco (Kurt Browning) and Hillsborough Counties (Van Ayres).

Florida private school vouchers have expanded so lawmakers are looking for more organizations to administer them

The Florida Legislature is looking at bringing in more funding organizations for private school vouchers, also called scholarships.
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Florida lawmakers lift the cap on private school vouchers for students with disabilities

The Florida Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would temporarily lift a cap on participation in a voucher program.

Florida lawmakers back lifting a cap on private school vouchers for students with disabilities

Florida lawmakers moved toward temporarily nixing a cap on the number of students who can participate in a private school voucher program.

Florida lawmakers will consider more funding for school vouchers in special session

Florida lawmakers are gearing up to provide additional funding to a part of the state's school voucher program.

A new statewide panel can approve Florida charter schools

A new Florida rule details how a new statewide commission can function as an “alternate venue” for approving charter schools.

Group seeks information on Florida school voucher expansion

A non-profit group calls for information from the Florida Department of Education about how many additional private schools are accepting vouchers after a massive expansion of voucher programs took effect in July.
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These new Florida laws will take effect on Saturday: from vouchers to guns

More than 200 laws passed during the 2023 legislative session, including a record $116.5 billion budget, will take effect Saturday.
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The 2023 Florida legislative session summarized: Here are 10 big issues that passed

In the 2023 Florida Legislative session, the Republican-controlled House & Senate passed bills that were priorities of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Florida legislators on why they voted for or against HB1 – universal vouchers for private schools

A universal school voucher bill (HB 1 / SB 202) is sailing through the Florida legislature.

Florida House passes a major expansion of school vouchers

The House passed a measure that would make every Florida student eligible for taxpayer-backed school vouchers. Critics slammed the expansion.

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