Florida Governor Signs “Historic” School Choice Bill

Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed a school choice bill Tuesday, allowing families to use public education tax dollars to send children to private schools, to homeschool, or to employ private tutors.

Wealthy parents “can make whatever decisions they want” and “have the world as their oyster,” DeSantis said at a televised signing ceremony held at a private Catholic school. But low-income “working families … may not have the luxury of being able to get their kid in the school of their choice without our assistance,” the governor said.

“The law takes effect July 1 and combines three existing voucher programs, two that provide vouchers for students with disabilities and a third that assists low-income families, into one program,” reports NBC Miami:

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