Many students using Opportunity Scholarships will lose their funding within the next two years unless the Legislature acts, according to Don Soifer.
Scoring political points is more important to legislative Democrats than funding the programs they believe will improve education.
When public education fails, many say it needs more money. When Opportunity Scholarships succeed, those same people want to cut its funding.
The long-awaited bill creating a new education funding formula is here. Many key details, however, are yet to be determined.
Moving the marijuana money into education makes political sense, but it’s not going to do anything to increase education funding.