Articles in Category: 'School Choice'

By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: August 5, 2014 11:30 AM

Both of the leading candidates for governor are hammering away at each other over education funding.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: February 4, 2014 3:55 AM

School Choice Week this year gave more reason to celebrate than ever.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: February 5, 2013 3:55 AM
Last week conservative Americans were celebrating National School Choice Week, a genuine success story.
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: July 9, 2013 3:55 AM

Education is supposed to make people smarter. But the process itself is incredibly stupid.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: July 10, 2012 3:55 AM
Generally, I’m against oppression. But there is one minority group in America that probably deserves to be oppressed: liberals.
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 18, 2011 3:55 AM

Representing almost 2.3 million Catholics in the Sunshine State, the Florida Catholic Conference unveiled its goals for the 2011 legislative session, promoting policy that will win the backing -- and the opposition -- of liberals and conservatives alike.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 15, 2010 4:05 AM

As lawmakers wring their hands over an expected spike in K-12 enrollment, will they grasp an obvious, market-based solution?
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 29, 2010 4:05 AM

Following in the footsteps of former Gov. Jeb Bush, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott called for reforming the state’s school system when he unveiled his education plan at a campaign stop in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday.

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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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