Education Bills on the Move – Florida Legislative Session Week 6 Highlights

As the head of school at Tampa Bay Christian Academy, Natasha Sherwood knows how important educational opportunity is to Florida families. Last month, she met with lawmakers to share her support for the Family Empowerment Scholarship program. Watch her video below. Highlights: The House Education Committee unanimously passed legislation to help participating public school districts continue innovating with a mastery-based education pilot to improve student […]

Education Bills on the Move – Florida Legislative Session Week 4 Highlights

Listen to this week’s Pundits on the Porch podcast to hear Foundation for Florida’s Future Executive Director Patricia Levesque talk about Florida’s unprecedented turnaround in academic achievement and what lawmakers can do next to ensure student success. Highlights: A new survey from Florida Atlantic University shows that expanding private education choice to middle-income families was the third[…..]

Statement on Florida Senate’s 2019-20 Proposed Education Budget

Foundation for Florida’s Future Executive Director Patricia Levesque on the Florida Senate’s 2019-2020 Proposed Education Budget  Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, released the following statement on today’s announcement by the Florida Senate on the 2019-2020 proposed education budget.  “The Senate’s budget proposal clearly shows that the state’s leaders value student-centered policies that work to improve the lives of Florida’s children, families[…..]