Florida’s Tuition Tax Credit Scholarship program is under attack. Similar to Georgia’s scholarship program, the Florida program awards scholarships to students to attend private schools. Also, just as in Georgia, opponents have filed a lawsuit trying to block this educational opportunity for thousands of students.
The Foundation’s Criminal Justice Initiative pushed the problems to the forefront, proposed practical solutions, brought in leaders from other states to share examples, and created this nonpartisan opportunity. (At the signing of the 2012 Criminal Justice Reform bill.)