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In Florida, Bullied Students Will Get Vouchers to Attend Private School

Florida is poised to become the first state to offer private-school vouchers specifically to students who are bullied or physically attacked in their public schools.

The Florida legislature passed a sprawling education bill this week that, among several other unrelated provisions, creates a new scholarship program for students who suffer from harassment or violence to attend private schools—paid for with tax credits—and further boosts the state’s already expansive private-school choice offerings.