The results of Florida’s education reforms are impressive. Their return-on-investment is totally off the charts.

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 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[…..]

Education Bills on the Move – Florida Legislative Session Week 8 Highlights

Highlights: School districts could receive more funding for students earning College Board Advanced Placement Capstone Diplomas under a proposal passed by the Florida House. The Senate passed its education package this week, containing the Family Empowerment Scholarship program, which would give students from low-income and some middle-income families scholarships to participating private schools. Florida’s public colleges and[…..]