Tag: education bill

Scott PowersJune 15, 2017
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5min677
Surrounded by House Speaker Richard Corcoran and many of his members in a small, Orlando Catholic school dedicated to special needs students, Gov. Rick Scott signed House Bill 7069 into law, initiating major shifts in how Florida provides education. While the education omnibus bill offers changes for all kinds of schools in Florida, from requiring recess […]

Scott PowersMay 19, 2017
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2min172
Democratic state Sen. Linda Stewart is urging Gov. Rick Scott to veto the late-passed education bill, charging its new funding formula would cut public school budgets in a non-recession year for the first time in memory. “This bill has a consequential, negative impact to our state’s school system, and not only hurt our state’s children, […]


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