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Appeals court upholds Florida's voucher-like program for schools



From our friends at the Associated Press:

An appeals court says Florida's teacher union has no legal right to challenge the state's largest private school voucher program.

The 1st District Court of Appeal on Tuesday sided with a lower judge's decision to throw out the lawsuit filed by the Florida Education Association and others.

The legal battle has been closely watched as supporters have mounted a public relations campaign to get the union and others to drop the lawsuit. The program currently serves low-income families but the program is expanding to middle-income families this fall.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:48pm]


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