The Start of Education Reform in America 

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 who made it […]

With Greater Opportunities and Investment, Florida Students Are This Session’s Winners

By Patricia Levesque Florida’s 2019 Legislative Session concluded today, closing out one of the nation’s boldest sessions on education this year. From empowering families with educational options and strengthening career education to providing teachers with professional development and bonus opportunities, students and their futures are the real winners this session. During the next few weeks, please join[…..]

Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Florida’s Adequacy Lawsuit

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on the Florida Supreme Court Decision in favor of the Florida State Board on Education. “Today we celebrate a ruling that, above all else, is a victory for students and their families. Florida is on track to providing a high-quality, student-centered education to every student across the state. “By sustaining a focus[…..]