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Teachers Union will not appeal voucher ruling

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pointing to discussions with Senate President Andy Gardiner, the state’s largest teachers union said Thursday it will…

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State Capital Buzz: School Vouchers, Veterans dealing with PTSD

LAWSUIT SEEKS TO END SCHOOL VOUCHERS PROGRAM A coalition of groups and individual plaintiffs filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of a de facto…

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School Vouchers are back

By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida An attempt to revive a sweeping expansion of the state’s de facto voucher system passed a House…

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Vouchers are back on legislative agenda

By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida The “massive expansion” of Florida’s de facto voucher system promised by House Speaker Will Weatherford was filed…

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Appeals Court to hear Performance Pay challenge

A Tallahassee-based appeals court will hear arguments March 11 in a constitutional challenge to a 2011 law that linked teacher pay and evaluations to student…

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Boo hoo, no voodoo–Groups oppose Evers bill

ACLU Press Release: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Numerous religious organizations, clergy and nonpartisan citizen organizations representing a wide range of interests today called upon Florida Speaker…

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Teachers behind misleading flyer

The St. Pete Times reported yesterday the flyer mailed by the PAC going be the name Florida Is Our Home Inc. overstates the impact of…

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