Florida’s Educational Renaissance

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 […]

A Mentee’s Perspective on Florida’s A+ Plan

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[…..]

Three Takeaways from Florida’s Statewide Assessment Results

By Patricia Levesque, Executive Director. Earlier today, the Florida Department of Education released 2019 statewide Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) results, and thanks to thousands of dedicated teachers across our state, there’s good news to share. The average percentage of students scoring on grade level (Level 3 or above) on the English Language Arts FSA in grades 3-10[…..]