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 […]

Statement on Florida College and Career Pathways Initiatives Announcement.

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on Florida College and Career Pathways Initiatives Announcement. “Florida continues to be a leader in education, thanks to Governor DeSantis’s bold vision to support students and their futures. “We applaud his goal of annually aligning career and technical education with real-world job opportunities. His initiative[…..]

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[…..]