Lawmakers Set the Record Straight on Florida’s Legislative Session

From significantly increasing funding for public school students and empowering families with educational options to strengthening career education and providing teachers with professional development and bonus opportunities, Florida lawmakers passed several student-centered policies during the 2019 legislative session. However, opponents of educational opportunity were quick to mischaracterize these achievements as threats to public schools. Lawmakers were having none of it. Check[…..]

Education Bills on the Move – Florida Legislative Session Week 7 Highlights

Highlights: The Family Empowerment Scholarship program gains more traction as the Senate Appropriations Committee amended portions of Senate Bill 7070 to raise the income limit, making some middle-income families eligible. Expanded computer science education and professional development for public school teachers legislation passed the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education. State colleges and universities may be able to[…..]