Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Florida’s Adequacy Lawsuit

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on the Florida Supreme Court Decision in favor of the Florida State Board on Education. “Today we celebrate a ruling that, above all else, is a victory for students and their families. Florida is on track to providing a high-quality, student-centered education to every student across the state. “By sustaining a focus […]

15 years and counting – Florida graduation rates are still climbing

By Patricia Levesque, Executive Director When you set high expectations for students, they consistently rise to achieve them. That’s why it’s no surprise that Florida’s graduation rate rose again this year. According to the Florida Department of Education, Florida’s statewide graduation rate increased 3.8 percentage points to 86.1 percent. 2017-18 Graduation Rate Highlights: Florida’s statewide graduation rate has increased[…..]

Statement on Florida’s 2018 High School Graduation Rate

Today, the Foundation for Florida’s Future issued the following statement on the release of Florida’s 2018 High School Graduation Rate.   “Today’s results are further confirmation that Florida’s student-centered policies work for families. “I commend our state’s dedicated teachers and school leaders for their work to ensure each and every child graduates ready for lifelong success. “When[…..]