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General News    H3'ed 3/30/21

Florida: League of Women Voters Exposes Voucher Boondoggle As Big Business

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The fox guarding the henhouse: The Florida DOE's  Office of School Choice cannot supervise a program of this magnitude.  The task of supervising over 1,800 private schools and tracking individual vouchers given to parents is huge and varied.  Where students enroll must be verified.  Some schools report vouchers for students who are not enrolled. Some vouchers are awarded to students who do not meet the family income requirement for their voucher.  In addition, some vouchers allow parents to purchase supplies and services for students.  These individual purchases must be tracked.  The Florida League of Women Voters has long been wary about the state's rush to privatize public school funding through charters and vouchers. It has previously published reports on the conflicts of interests, the politics, and the money. READ this report.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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