2018 Florida Session – Educational Opportunity Expands for Families

Florida’s 2018 Legislative Session came to a close earlier today, ending one of the most intense sessions in recent memory. While the debate was often contentious, lawmakers advanced many forward-thinking, student-centered bills that expand educational opportunity and prepare students for lifelong success.   Highlighted below are several bills that will improve the lives and educational outcomes of […]

Florida Session Week 9 Highlights

We’re down to the final hours of Florida’s 2018 Legislative Session. Here’s a look at legislation that made it across the finish line this week. 2,300 students with special needs will be able to participate in the Gardiner Scholarship program next school year thanks to a $25 million increase in the legislative budget. House Bill 7055 will[…..]

Legislature Passes Student-Centered Education Omnibus Bill

The Foundation for Florida’s Future issued the following statement on the final passage of House Bill 7055 by the Florida House. This student-centered legislation will greatly improve the lives of countless Florida families, especially those who have struggled to help their students gain a quality education in the face of significant barriers. We commend President Joe Negron,[…..]