Making Florida An “Education Destination”

How Consolidating School Choice Scholarships Will Help. A funny thing happened last fall while many governors were yielding to teacher union demands to keep schools closed: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis not only found that it was safe to open schools, but that education policy could be a magnet for attracting new residents [...]

By |2021-02-09T12:43:00-04:00February 9th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Making Florida An “Education Destination”

2008 March – Backgrounder – Lost Opportunity: An Empirical Analysis of How Vouchers Affected Florida Public Schools

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The impact of Florida's "A+" accountability program, which until 2006 included a voucher program for chronically failing schools, on public school performance has been extensively studied. The results have consistently shown a positive effect on academic outcomes in Florida public schools. However, no empirical research has been done [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:50:19-04:00March 24th, 2008|Backgrounder, Publications|Comments Off on 2008 March – Backgrounder – Lost Opportunity: An Empirical Analysis of How Vouchers Affected Florida Public Schools
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