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The LIBRE Initiative – Florida Commends Passage of HB 7045 – Bill to Expand Educational Freedom

The LIBRE Initiative – Florida Commends Passage of HB 7045 – Bill to Expand Educational Freedom

Urges Gov. DeSantis to Sign Bill into Law

(Miami, FL) –  Today, The LIBRE Initiative – Florida, a group committed to empowering the Latino community expressed support for the passage of House Bill 7045 – legislation that will expand educational freedom by consolidating several educational scholarship programs in the state.

The bill was approved in the Florida Senate by a vote of 25-14.

Daniel Martinez, The LIBRE Initiative Florida’s coalitions director, issued the following statement:

 “Florida families are one step closer from being able to exercise even greater educational freedom with the passage of HB 7045. We now urge Gov. DeSantis, a policy champion on education, to sign this bill into law so that more and more families in the Sunshine State can customize an educational plan that works best for their children and able to thrive and find personal fulfillment.”

Martinez went on to add:

“The LIBRE Initiative is proud to support educational freedom because every child, regardless of zip code, should have the ability to receive a quality education.”

Background:

The LIBRE Initiative – Florida is supportive of SB48 and HB 7045 because the bills would expand educational freedom and opportunity for Florida students, including Florida’s Latino student community. Recently, LIBRE – FL took to the pages of the Orlando Sentinel to explain its support. To read the English language version, click here. To read the Spanish version, click here.

To listen to the Spanish language radio ad in support of SB 48, click here.

 

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