The South Florida Sun-Sentinel has more details:
Scott [said that] "competition makes everybody better. Charter schools are public schools run by outside groups."
Among the bills supporters is Peter Deutsch, founder of the Ben Gamla charter schools which has three schools in Broward and Miami-Dade, with another three scheduled to open in the fall, including in Palm Beach County.
"I'm a big believer that charter schools provide big opportunity for choice," Deutsch said. "This legislation really continues in that direction."You can read the full story, including the provisions included in the bills, here. We'll talk more about what the legislation means for families a bit down the road.
- American Federation for Children | Alliance for School Choice, MAG