Take Action! Oppose Charter School Funding!
Alert! Senate Bill 376 Alert!
(CHARTER SCHOOL FUNDING)

Today, April 12, SB 376 (Charter School Funding) will be heard on the Senate floor, with a final vote likely to take place on Thursday. This bill would require school districts to share locally-raised capital outlay tax revenues with charter schools, and would thus decrease the funding traditional public schools rely upon for school construction and repair, as well as large purchases such as school buses.
 
Florida PTA's position statement on charter school speaks directly to this issue: "Charter schools must not deplete funding from existing public schools." Accordingly, we oppose SB 376 as currently written. We believe that the capital needs of charter schools should be fully met through other revenue sources within the state budget.
 
Take action today and help us make sure all children have the right to a quality public education! Please send a direct message asking your Senator to stand with PTA in opposing SB 376.
 
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Thank you for advocating for our students!