Tag: Dennis McFatten

Florida schools roundup: Bright Futures, Hope Scholarships, Pollack and more

Bright Futures boost: The Florida Legislature’s Joint Legislative Budget Commission will consider adding $25.3 million into the Bright Futures scholarship program when it meets next week. The Legislature allocated $520 million in the budget for the program, but the latest projections show an increase in the number of students qualifying,[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: School funding and testing, drug tests and more

School funding:┬áState Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, files a bill that would require a study of the “district cost differential” portion of the state’s school funding formula. S.B. 1394 would require a study by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability, which would then make recommendations on possible[Read More…]