Education Bills on the Move – Florida Legislative Session Week 4 Highlights

Listen to this week’s Pundits on the Porch podcast to hear Foundation for Florida’s Future Executive Director Patricia Levesque talk about Florida’s unprecedented turnaround in academic achievement and what lawmakers can do next to ensure student success. Highlights: A new survey from Florida Atlantic University shows that expanding private education choice to middle-income families was the third […]

Parents to Senate Ed Committee: Raise the Income Limit, Expand Access to Private School Choice

By Patricia Levesque,  Executive Director During the past 20 years, hundreds of thousands of Florida families have benefited from educational opportunity. That’s why I wasn’t surprised to hear more than a dozen Florida parents share their support for the state’s private school choice scholarship programs at yesterday’s Senate Education Committee. Senate Bill 7070 contains several education proposals,[…..]

Jennifer Ramón: My Family Needed School Choice

My family needed school choice By Jennifer Ramón, Land O’Lakes I was proud to see Gov. Ron DeSantis announce his support for school choice and the 13,000 students on the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship wait list. These families have determined that a private education is the best way for their child to be successful, and their education[…..]