Gov. DeSantis Keeps Focus on Student-Centered Policies

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director for the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on today’s State of the State address: “In his first year in office, Gov. Ron DeSantis proved to be a leader that follows his promises with action and commitment. “His second year is off to a strong start. The Governor’s inspiring address provides strategic focus […]

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[…..]