NEWS: Florida Voucher Students Benefiting from Vouchers

From The St. Petersburg Times: Low-income students attending private schools in Florida with tax-credit vouchers appear to be making slightly bigger academic gains than similar students in public schools, according to standardized test scores analyzed for the latest in a … Continued

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COMMENTARY: Public Schools Should Adapt to Expanding Choice

From Mike Thomas writing in the Orlando Sentinel: Public schools today are like newspapers 10 years ago. There was this fledgling enterprise called the Internet, but we were oblivious to the threat, even disdainful of it. Then, suddenly, our customers … Continued

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NEWS: Gerard Robinson: School choice is more than vouchers and charters

From TampaBay.com: In reporting about newly appointed Florida education commissioner Gerard Robinson, much has been made of his advocacy for school choice options for children. A lot of the attention focused on his support of vouchers through the Black Association … Continued

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NEWS: New Florida Education Commissioner is Strong School Choice Supporter

From The Palm Beach Post: TALLAHASSEE — The state Board of Education took little time during a meeting today to name Gerard Robinson, secretary of education in Virginia, to be Florida’s next education commissioner. Robinson, who was picked from a group … Continued

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NEWS: School Choice Champion Shows Supporter for Public Schools

From the St. Petersburg Times: TAMPA — John Kirtley is known in Florida as the man who runs the state’s tax-credit scholarship program and pushes private school vouchers. But on Tuesday, the Tampa-based venture capitalist did something new, donating $100,000 … Continued

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