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Petitioning Florida House of Representatives, FL-045 Randolph Bracy and 15 others

Florida House: Stop PCB CIS 13-01

PCB CIS 13-01 proposes that any schools which are closed be offered to charter schools, and that any at less than 50% capacity provide space to charter schools - all at NO COST to the charter school. In addition, it proposes that the school district pay to maintain the building at NO COST to the charter school. First, since some charter schools are operated by for-profit companies, enacting this legislation could result in a gross misuse of school district tax funds to offset costs and increase revenue for a for-profit industry - which is absolutely not the purpose of taxes or public facilities. In addition, school districts which are facing budget crises need to have options to resolve financial difficulties.This bill effectively removes those options, which could force school districts into insolvency if they are forced to maintain charter schools' facilities at the expense of the quality of education for children in Florida's public schools. As a concerned parent, Florida citizen, and as a taxpayer, I strongly oppose this proposed bill, and I urge you to do the same. You can, and must, do better by Florida's childen than to mortgage their futures to a for-profit charter school industry.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Florida House of Representatives, FL-045
    Randolph Bracy
  • State Representative
    Steve Crisafulli
  • State Representative
    Kionne McGhee
  • State Representative
    Irving Slosberg
  • State Representative
    Charles Hood
  • State Representative
    Ray Rodrigues
  • State Representative
    Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda
  • State Representative
    Holly Raschein
  • Florida House of Representatives
  • Florida House of Representatives, FL-022
    Charlie Stone
  • Florida House of Representatives, FL-059
    Ross Spano
  • Florida House of Representatives, FL-049
    Joe Saunders
  • Florida House of Representatives, FL-117
    Kionne McGhee
  • Florida House of Representatives, FL-101
    Shevrin Jones
  • Florida House of Representatives, FL-103
    Manny Diaz Jr.
  • Florida State House

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