Florida leads nation in school vouchers, and there are more to come

By Zac Anderson
Political Editor Herald Tribune

Posted Mar 31, 2018 at 6:25 PM
Updated Mar 31, 2018 at 6:42 PM

No state dedicates more money to vouchers, which are fast approaching $1 billion in tax revenues

Florida is preparing to launch the nation’s first program that diverts state tax revenues to pay for students who have been bullied to attend private schools.

It’s just the latest expansion of what has become the country’s largest school voucher experiment, one that eventually could go nationwide thanks to support from President Donald Trump’s administration.

No state dedicates more money to vouchers than Florida, which is fast approaching $1 billion in tax revenues diverted to vouchers that pay for private school and other private education programs.

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