Parents Choose in Florida

The best defense of school-choice programs is that parents keep choosing them, and Florida is proving the point. A year after setting up a new school-voucher program, state lawmakers passed a bill last week to expand it. Eight House Democrats joined Republicans in favor last Monday, and the Senate voted Friday along party lines to send it to the Governor’s desk.

Florida created the taxpayer-funded Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES) last year to give vouchers to up to 18,000 low-income students. Current law expands the enrollment…

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