School choice doesn’t detract from public schools | Commentary

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Orlando Sentinel

May 22, 12:00 AM

School choice doesn’t detract from public schools | Commentary

There is no drain on public school funding. The new scholarship is modeled on the tax credit scholarship, which is worth 59 percent of per-pupil funding in district schools. In other words, it costs taxpayers far less to educate a child with a scholarship than to educate them in a district school. The net result, as every fiscal impact study has shown, is savings for taxpayers than can be re-invested in public schools. The FEA knows this.

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