Florida’s Momentum

On June 21, 1999, Governor Jeb Bush signed Florida’s A+ Plan for Education into law, beginning a systemic transformation that serves as a national model for raising student achievement. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this comprehensive strategy to improve public education, the Foundation for Florida’s Future is publishing a blog series featuring perspectives from the people that […]

Parents to Senate Ed Committee: Raise the Income Limit, Expand Access to Private School Choice

By Patricia Levesque,  Executive Director During the past 20 years, hundreds of thousands of Florida families have benefited from educational opportunity. That’s why I wasn’t surprised to hear more than a dozen Florida parents share their support for the state’s private school choice scholarship programs at yesterday’s Senate Education Committee. Senate Bill 7070 contains several education proposals,[…..]