Statement from Patricia Levesque on Florida’s increased graduation rates

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on Florida’s increased graduation rates: Florida’s families and educators can be proud that more students are graduating from high school. Since 2003-04 the percentage of students graduating has gone from less than 60 percent to nearly 90 percent. It is especially heartening to see more […]

Rewarding High-Performing Florida Teachers and Principals

Statement by Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposal announced today to reward high-performing teachers and principals: “We fully support increasing teacher pay. Rewarding teachers and principals who successfully collaborate to create a rich learning environment ensures that student success is, appropriately, at the center of any performance-based plan.[…..]