Why Florida’s AP Results Should Matter to You

By Patricia Levesque,  Executive Director   Today, the College Board released its 2018 AP Cohort Data Report, which details Advanced Placement course participation and completion by state. Florida’s results are positive, with both student participation and completion on the rise.  But why are the results important to you? Research shows that students who take AP exams – even if they don’t earn […]

15 years and counting – Florida graduation rates are still climbing

By Patricia Levesque, Executive Director When you set high expectations for students, they consistently rise to achieve them. That’s why it’s no surprise that Florida’s graduation rate rose again this year. According to the Florida Department of Education, Florida’s statewide graduation rate increased 3.8 percentage points to 86.1 percent. 2017-18 Graduation Rate Highlights: Florida’s statewide graduation rate has increased[…..]

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Your Voice Matters This School Year

By Patricia Levesque As a parent of two school-age children, I know how important this time of year is. With vacations behind us and the summer pleasures of cookouts and camps coming to an end, my family and I have turned our attention to the school year ahead. We are ready! It’s my fervent hope that in[…..]