Florida’s Education Report Card Grades Lawmakers on Student-Centered Policies

Today, the Foundation for Florida’s Future released the 2019 Florida Education Report Card, which grades legislators on their efforts to improve student outcomes and access to a quality education in the Sunshine State. “Thanks to the leadership, commitment and courage of Florida’s lawmakers, more students will have the opportunity to gain the necessary skills for success in […]

With Greater Opportunities and Investment, Florida Students Are This Session’s Winners

By Patricia Levesque Florida’s 2019 Legislative Session concluded today, closing out one of the nation’s boldest sessions on education this year. From empowering families with educational options and strengthening career education to providing teachers with professional development and bonus opportunities, students and their futures are the real winners this session. During the next few weeks, please join[…..]

Statement on the Passage of Comprehensive Workforce Education Legislation

Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, released the following statement on legislation unanimously passed today by the Florida Senate and the Florida House of Representatives that would strengthen and align the state’s career and technical education programs with regional workforce needs and increase postsecondary degree attainment. “With unanimous votes in both chambers, the[…..]