Tag Archives: HB 377

What Charter Schools USA CEO Jonathan Hage Knows That Floridians Don’t

From Orlando Sentinel reporter Lauren Roth: Charter Schools USA isn’t waiting for a judge to decide if it can open a disputed school in Orange County. Construction already has begun. “They have already invested in some construction of a facility,” … Continue reading

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Michael Bileca’s One Size Fits All Charter School Bill(s)

Mark me down as skeptical anytime I hear one of Florida’s republican legislators say are they are worried about friction between school boards and charter schools. And then some  new enlightened piece of legislation will take care of all that. … Continue reading

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Charter Schools USA Big Money Efforts to Influence Florida Policy

Scathing Purple Musings noted in the blog post about Rep. George Moraitis’ HB 377 that Charter Schools USA donated $1000 to his campaign less than a month before he filed the bill. And also this in an earlier post: There … Continue reading

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HB 377: George Moraitis’ Stealth Florida Charter School Bonanza Bill

On November 14 Charter Schools USA slipped $1000 to Rep. George Moraitis (R-Fort Lauderdale). Just 26 days later, Moraitis filed HB 377, a bill innocently titled Educational Facilities Financing. But its abstract signals that there are real devils in the … Continue reading

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