The results of Florida’s education reforms are impressive. Their return-on-investment is totally off the charts.

On June 21, 1999, Governor Jeb Bush signed Florida’s A+ Plan for Education into law, beginning a systemic transformation that serves as a national model for raising student achievement. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this comprehensive strategy to improve public education, the Foundation for Florida’s Future is publishing a blog series featuring perspectives from the people that made it […]

The A+ Plan — A View from the Ground

On June 21, 1999, Governor Jeb Bush signed Florida’s A+ Plan for Education into law, beginning a systemic transformation that serves as a national model for raising student achievement. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this comprehensive strategy to improve public education, the Foundation for Florida’s Future is publishing a blog series featuring perspectives from the people that made it[…..]

Statement on the Passage of the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program

Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, released the following statement on Senate Bill 7070 passed today by the Florida House of Representatives that would create the Family Empowerment Scholarship program. “The Family Empowerment Scholarship program builds upon two decades of nationally recognized progress in expanding quality educational options for Florida students. “We commend President Bill Galvano, Speaker Jose Oliva, Chair Manny Diaz, Jr., Chair[…..]