Lizabeth Benacquisto


As Florida lawmakers return to the Capitol for another week of committee meetings, they will be tackling subjects ranging from underage marriage to texting while driving.

A proposal to give parents a say in what to do with chronically failing schools has cleared its first stops in the House and Senate Tuesday. The bills are part of a nationwide movement to get parents more involved in public school systems. But as Lynn Hatter reports, the measures are being met with both support and opposition from the same parent groups they are trying to bring together.