Gov. Scott signs HB 7055

Statement on Gov. Scott Signing Student-Centered Budget

Tallahassee, Fla – Today, the Foundation for Florida’s Future released the following statement on the signing of Florida’s 2018-19 budget by Governor Rick Scott. “I thank Governor Rick Scott, President Joe Negron, Speaker Richard Corcoran and members of the Florida Legislature for their commitment to prioritizing student safety, empowering families with educational opportunity and continuing vital education […]

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[…..]

Statement on Florida’s High School Graduation Rate

Today, the Foundation for Florida’s Future issued the following statement on the release of Florida’s 2017 High School Graduation Rate. “Today’s results are further proof that student-centered policies work for Florida families. “We’ve seen an unprecedented, near decade-and-a-half of growth in Florida’s statewide graduation rate, even as leaders have transitioned our schools to more rigorous academic standards[…..]