The enrollment of more than 100,000 participants in the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program for the 2020-21 academic year garnered the No. 2 spot on the Heritage Foundation’s list of this year’s most important education choice stories.
The year-in-review piece points out that 100,008 Florida students were enrolled in the tax credit scholarship program according to the Florida Department of Education, making it the first school choice program to move beyond the 100,000 mark.
Even as the coronavirus pandemic presented new challenges for students and families, the foundation praised policymakers and families for responding quickly with innovative solutions that helped advance education choice.
You can view other stories on the foundation’s “best of” list at https://www.heritage.org/education/commentary/8-education-choice-wins-2020.