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By: Ed Dean | Posted: May 26, 2015 12:15 PM
 

Welcome to The Dean's List -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.

 
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By: Ed Dean | Posted: May 8, 2015 10:05 AM
 

Welcome to The Dean's List, an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.

 
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: June 8, 2010 12:33 AM

For years, the fight over whether to expand school choice in Florida has been a bitter struggle waged by lawmakers, teachers unions and parents.

But it’s only part of a larger national struggle to give economically disadvantaged parents opportunities to take their children out of failing schools and into schools they can’t normally afford, according to a New York City-based documentary film due out this week.

A glimpse of the ugliness and of the battle for expanded school choice can be seen in screenings of “The Lottery” in two Florida cities today.

 
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: April 23, 2010 12:50 AM
 
Florida parents who can’t afford to enroll their children in private schools have new cause to rejoice.

Gov. Charlie Crist signed a bill Thursday that expands eligibility and funding for the state’s corporate-funded school voucher program for children of low-income families.
 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: April 9, 2010 12:03 AM

A bipartisan group of lawmakers approved a massive expansion of a corporate-funded school voucher program, providing a mechanism for the program to continually expand and put more money toward private school tuition.

 
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