Florida Legislature approves vouchers for bullied students
March 7, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida took steps Monday to set up the nation's first ever private school voucher program for bullied students under a sweeping education bill that the state's Legislature passed and sent to Gov. Rick Scott.
The vote came the same day that legislators also sent to Scott a significant revamp of Florida's universities and colleges that includes a significant boost in financial aid provided to the state's top performing high school graduates.
It was no accident both passed on the same day since the measures were championed by the two Republican leaders of the Legisl...
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