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Florida judge upholds state’s 2 main voucher programs

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A Florida judge is upholding two of the state’s main private school voucher programs. Circuit Judge George Reynolds on Monday ruled against a request by parents and education advocacy groups to shut down state-created programs that pay to send children to private schools. One of the programs provides private school tuition to children with disabilities while the other helps children from low-income families. The ruling is a prelude to a much larger trial over Florida’s entire education system scheduled for…

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Debate over SB 6 goes viral

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This YouTube video – by the Fightin’ Moms of Fund Education Now – may be the most likely to go viral, given the group’s growing profile. SB 6 “will destroy any chance we have of attracting and keeping the best and brightest teachers for our kids,” they say at one point. “Our kids continue to be the collateral damage of this insanity,” they say at another. We don’t think they did this on purpose, but as the women make their points…

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