Education nominee DeVos has deep Florida ties

by Leslie Postal & Beth Kassab | January 29, 2017| The Orlando Sentinel  Three years ago, a race for the Volusia County School Board – typically a low-key, low-budget affair – got an unusual infusion of money, including $1,000 from a billionaire in Michigan. That check was sent by Betsy DeVos, now President Donald Trump‘s…

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FL Speaker’s voucher suit meltdown linked to “Reform” endgame – Opt out of Public Ed, take a low-$ tax-funded debit card, pay the difference

By now, many know that Florida Speaker Richard Corcoran bitterly lectured newly installed house members regarding his contempt for the teachers union, calling it “downright evil.” Corcoran spent inordinate time focused on a lawsuit filed by the Florida Educators Association challenging the state’s private school voucher program. It was a miserable spectacle watching Corcoran call public…

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