On Monday, March 27th, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 1, also known as the Florida School Choice Bill. This new law will benefit ALL K-12 students in Florida, taking effect on July 1st, 2023. Under the new law, ALL families with kindergarten through 12th grade children can apply to be awarded an average of $7,700 per student to help pay tuition for private schools.
It is crucial to remember that although your child may be eligible for these scholarships, it is up to you as the parent to take the necessary steps to apply for funding. We urge you to apply to Step Up for Students and provide our school with any necessary documentation to enroll your student(s) in the scholarship program. Your family will save multiple thousands of dollars by taking advantage of this opportunity. We will provide you with more information as it becomes available.
The Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities (FES-UA) gives families ok PK3-12 students a choice of financial assistance toward private school tuition and fees, tutoring, and more. Children with one of 23 diagnoses including, but not limited to emotional, behavioral or intellectual disabilities are eligible to apply.
Notice to parents enrolling students under the FES-UA scholarship: Please note that our school accommodates students with disabilities in accordance with federal and local law. However, your child may not receive the types of accommodations or related services that your child maybe be entitled to received at a public school as public schools have different obligations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The IDEA does not apply to private schools. We are happy to have a conversation with you about the accommodations that your child may need and receive at our school.
For more information, visit StepUpForStudents.org
A scholarship worth on average $10,400 to cover the cost of private school tuition, instructional materials, home education, tutoring and more
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