Name Florida scholarships after our state’s greatest educator | Opinion

By: Bill Mattox April 19, 2021 “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” William Shakespeare famously observed. But what about a school choice scholarship program? Could a name change leave a highly popular program suddenly smelling rank? That’s a question the Florida Legislature will soon have to [...]

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JMI Cites Florida’s Continuing Leadership in Digital Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2011 CONTACTS: Tanja Clendinen - tanja@jamesmadison.org – 850.386.3131JMI Cites Florida’s Continuing Leadership in Digital Education Florida Students to Benefit from Expansion of Online Learning OptionsTALLAHASSEE – In the 21st Century, our nation’s students must be equipped to compete in a global marketplace and a knowledge-based [...]

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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 [...]

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