Senate Pre-K-12 education budget chairman David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, unveiled the Senate’s version of the “schools of hope” on Tuesday, which emphasizes offering more resources to failing traditional schools rather than automatically incentivizing new charter schools to come in and compete.
Senate Pre-K-12 education budget chairman David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, unveiled the Senate’s version of the “schools of hope” on Tuesday, which emphasizes offering more resources to failing traditional schools rather than automatically incentivizing new charter schools to come in and compete. Kristen M. Clark kclark@miamiherald.com
Senate Pre-K-12 education budget chairman David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, unveiled the Senate’s version of the “schools of hope” on Tuesday, which emphasizes offering more resources to failing traditional schools rather than automatically incentivizing new charter schools to come in and compete. Kristen M. Clark kclark@miamiherald.com

Florida Senate’s version of ‘schools of hope’ prioritizes help for traditional schools

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