This article was reported in partnership with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute.
If the national movement to "reform" public education through vouchers, charters and privatization has a laboratory, it is Florida. It was one of the first states to undertake a program of "virtual schools"--charters operated online, with teachers instructing students over the Internet--as well as one of the first to use vouchers to channel taxpayer money to charter schools run by for-profits.
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