Agenda of charter school advocates falls short in Florida legislature

March 12, 2012
Lawmakers turn aside request to give charters some of the construction funds targeted for district schools

From The Miami Herald: The charter school lobby approached the Florida legislative session this year with an ambitious agenda: Win a share of school districts’ construction dollars. Create a separate high school sports association. Empower parents to demand charter-school conversions. But they fell short on almost all counts.

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