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Florida school choice bills head to House floor

By   /   February 11, 2016  /   No Comments

The Florida House Education Committee has passed two school choice measures that will now head to the House floor with a vote that closely followed party lines. One is a constitutional amendment that would create a statewide entity to approve charter schools in Florida rather than requiring approval from school districts. The other would allow parents to send their children to any school in the state that has space.

Jacksonville Business Journal has the story.

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