Statement from Patricia Levesque on House Bill 7067 and Expansion of Educational Opportunities

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on HB 7067, which was approved today by the House Appropriations Committee. “House lawmakers took major steps to expand options for Florida’s hardworking low- and middle-income families. “By increasing the number of Florida Empowerment Scholarships offered annually and expanding the income eligibility for more families […]

Statement from Patricia Levesque on Senate Bill 1220 and Expansion of Educational Opportunities

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on SB 1220, which was approved today by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education. “Students perform better when they are in a learning environment that best meets their needs. Increasing the number of Florida Empowerment Scholarships will give more families that opportunity. We appreciate the[…..]

Good Start for Plan to Improve Student Success with Strong Career & Technical Education Pathways

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director for the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on today’s discussion by the State Board of Education “Florida’s state career and technical education plan is among the strongest we have reviewed from across the nation. It ensures that federal funding for career and technical education supports the state’s goal of having the premier[…..]