Senate Introduces Proposed K-12 Budget, House 'Schools Of Hope' Expansion Bill Advances
Several controversial measures related to education are moving forward in Florida’s House and Senate.
SB 7070, the Senate’s omnibus education bill, looks to create a new voucher program that would pay for low-income families to enroll their kids in private school. Meanwhile, the House PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee advanced a bill that expands the existing Schools of Hope program, which allows charter operators to run schools deemed “persistently low-performing.”
To top it all off, the Senate introduced its proposed K-12 education budget Tuesday.
WFSU News Director Lynn Hatter sat down with reporter Ryan Dailey to recap the day in education at the Capitol.