Florida Bright Futures scholarship discriminates

 

Bright Futures has some explaining to do. Homeschooled students are required by Bright Futures to score 100 points higher on the SAT than students from public schools when qualifying for funds, and even then they are put at the back of the line for consideration, according to their representative who said, “I can see that your son is a good test-taker, and you submitted your application early, but it doesn’t matter. Home-schooled students are last to be considered.” My property taxes were used to pay for some other child’s education while we taught our kids without the aid of tax dollars, and now my child is being discriminated against? Bright Futures, you may want to discuss that one with your lawyers.

Robert Fountain, Miami Beach

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