Religious schools in Florida face no changes after High Court ruling on vouchers
The big story: Florida has had scholarship and tax credit voucher programs for more than 20 years to help students attend private schools.
Its programs are among the largest in the country.
But when the U.S. Supreme Court this week considered a case about whether such state-sponsored models should include religious schools, school choice advocates in Florida lent little to it. attention. Read on for their rationale.
And it’s not just Florida. Decision has minimal effect in other states including Georgiareports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Running lessons: New Florida law limits how race is taught in schools and universities could force changes in schools’ anti-bias training, reports the News Service of Florida.
Title IX: Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Jr. has accused the Biden administration of weaponize federal gender equity law, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, reports Politico Florida. President Biden has proposed changes to make the law protect transgender studentsreports the Washington Post.
University Loan Forgiveness: At the end of the program, graduates with remaining debts in Florida and beyond I wonder how they will handle the changeWUSF reports.
Other school news
A highly regarded Flagler County teacher was ‘non-reappointed’ in a 3-1 vote. She was caught in what a school board member called the “social media trap”, Flagler Live Reports.
The Bay County School District is considering purchasing more land. This is make plans to build schools as its communities grow, reports WMBB.
The president of Eckerd College announced that he would resign. Damián Fernández said he had achieves its goals after two years of work, reports the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
Don’t miss a story. Here is the link to yesterday’s recap.
Attention animal lovers. This is not a story of education. Just a public service announcement that the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, 440 N Falkenburg Road, is well over capacity for cats and dogs, and is holding a free adoption party of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday with all fees waived. Here are more details.
Before you leave … More Thor? Yes please.
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