Patricia Levesque on the Florida Legislature’s Passage of SB 672

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– Senate Bill 672 passed with overwhelming support today from the Florida Legislature. The bill will expand educational opportunities for students with disabilities through the Gardiner Scholarship program. Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future, released the following statement: “There are more than 300,000 students with disabilities in Florida. Their parents are tireless […]

What we’re watching this session

The 2016 Legislative Session kicked off this morning, bringing new opportunities to achieve meaningful changes for education. And you can help! Our team at the Foundation for Florida’s Future is proud to support the student-centered work taking place this year, including efforts to expand and improve the diverse educational options provided to Florida families, to support fundamental[…..]

Statement from Patricia Levesque on Choice & Innovation Subcommittee’s Passage of HB 837

Tallahassee, Fla – Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida’s Future today released the following statement on the House Choice & Innovation Subcommittee’s approval of House Bill 837, relating to the McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program: “For more than a decade, Florida has prioritized empowering every parent to select the quality education that best[…..]