Tag Archives: League of Women Voters

Scott’s Education Budget Raises Concerns Over For-Profit Charter Schools

By on February 19th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Gov. Rick Scott’s 2015-2016 “Keep Florida Working” budget has Alachua County public school educators voicing concerns over the distribution of funds allotted to for-profit charter schools. Under his budget, charter schools receive about $125,000 more per school than their public school counterparts.

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Florida voting law changes cause ballot problems

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm

Professors from the University of Florida and Dartmouth have published research based on recent voting law changes in Florida. In addition to issues with absentee ballots, many organizations are calling on government to make changes to these laws and Gov. Rick Scott is standing by them.

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