Florida Lawmakers Invest in Students with Policies Aimed at Helping Families Today and in the Future

In historically trying times, Florida lawmakers boldly embraced strong policies that ensure millions of families can succeed now and in the future.  Recognizing and Supporting Teachers and Schools  Florida has the strongest student-centered policies in the nation. The state’s dedicated teachers are the most critical role in ensuring student success. Historic Pay Increase for Teachers: House Bill 641 provides $500[…..]

The education plan that affected virtually every Floridian’s life

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[…..]