House Approves Expanding In-Demand Educational Options to Serve More Florida Students

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on the House passing HB 7067 yesterday. “This bill will provide incredible opportunities for many of Florida’s families and students. Every child deserves the chance to learn in the environment that best prepares them for success in school and in life. Lawmakers heard the demand […]

Good Start for Plan to Improve Student Success with Strong Career & Technical Education Pathways

Statement from Patricia Levesque, Executive Director for the Foundation for Florida’s Future, on today’s discussion by the State Board of Education “Florida’s state career and technical education plan is among the strongest we have reviewed from across the nation. It ensures that federal funding for career and technical education supports the state’s goal of having the premier[…..]

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[…..]