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Senate Bill 956 would let Florida public schools offer part-time enrollment

The following bill has been filed for the 2022 Florida legislative session, which begins Jan. 11 and runs through March 11.


TITLE: Public Schools

SPONSOR: Sen. Dennis Baxley, R — Lady Lake

WHAT IT WOULD DO:  SB 956 would allow authorize public schools to enroll students part time and would allow the Family Empowerment Scholarship program to pay for contracted services, including classes, with scholarship recipients not being classified as enrolled in a public school for scholarship eligibility purposes. If passed, the bill would take effect in July 2022.

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BY reimaginED staff