Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Looks To Boost School SpendingGov. Ron DeSantis is asking lawmakers for a $285 million increase in public-school funding in the coming year and to keep tuition rates flat for college and university students --- a potentially stark contrast to what House and Senate budget leaders have signaled could be coming.
More Educators Shifting Careers, Opting To Teach Virtually Full-TimeVirtual learning has changed the way families and school districts think about education. Now it has some teachers shifting their careers, choosing virtual teaching even once the pandemic is behind us.
College Board Discontinues SAT Subject Tests And Optional EssayThe non-profit College Board is making changes to the SAT exam, as students and colleges adapt to new realities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
'Like Hitting A Home Run In The Ninth': Student Scores Big With Bright Futures ScholarshipEvery year, thousands of students like Alexander get the benefits provided by the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, part of the efforts of the Florida Lottery to improve the way of life of Floridians by helping them get better education opportunities.
Back To In-Person Learning For Underperforming Students In South Florida Public SchoolsMore than 10,000 students in Miami-Dade Public Schools and 59,000 students in Broward Public Schools are being required to return to class for in-person instruction by the start of the second semester because they aren’t making adequate academic progress.
Engineering A Better LifeHaving a chance to help others is often one of the main motivations for people like Sydney Clarke, a Bright Futures Scholarship recipient.
When It Comes To Winning Big, Tony Serdenes Shines BrightThe Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $38 billion to education and sending more than 880,000 students like Tony Serdenes to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program.
Bright Futures Test Deadline Is Here For Recent Florida High School GradsToday, December 1st, is the qualification deadline for recent high-school graduates to meet SAT or ACT test-score requirements to qualify for Bright Futures scholarships.
Florida Schools To Remain Open In Spring As DeSantis Calls Closures 'Biggest Public Health Blunder In Modern American History'Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down on his opposition to school closures on Monday by announcing Florida’s public schools will continue in-person learning through the spring semester, and parents will be notified and encouraged to send their children to in-person instruction if the student is not performing well with virtual instruction. However, parents can opt-out, allowing their child to remain virtual.
Florida Lottery Reaches $38 Billion in Education FundingThe Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $38 billion to education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program.
The Bright Futures Scholarship Program Is A Key That Opens Many DoorsThere are more than 880,000 students that the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program has helped to reach college and get a chance at a better life.