Tag: Evan Gould

Florida schools roundup: Schools budget, Common Core, scholarships and more

Governor’s budget: Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing a $91.3 billion budget that includes $21.7 billion for the K-12 public school funding formula, with a spending boost of $224 per student. DeSantis wants to allocate $582.8 million for the Bright Futures scholarship program for high-achieving students and use state funds to[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Graduation rates, school vouchers, storm losses and more

Behind the graduation rates: The impressive high school graduation rates reported last month by the Florida Department of Education are bolstered by the subtraction of about 60,000 students who were recategorized as “withdrawing” from their schools. That’s about 22 percent of the number of students who began 9th grade four[Read More…]