Jan 22, 2015
The Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS), the state’s leading charter school support and advocacy association representing more than 500 public charter schools across the state, released its 2015 Legislative Platform today.
Jan 16, 2015
The formal session of the 2015 Florida Legislature does not begin until March 3rd, however, legislators have already begun to file bills, and committees and subcommittees of both the House and the Senate began holding meetings on January 5th. Lawmakers have been introducing bills for several weeks now and the FCPCS Advocacy Team is already tracking several bills of interest.
Jan 15, 2015
Governor Rick Scott announced today $100 million in proposed funding for fixed capital outlay for Florida charter schools as part of his proposed 2015-2016 “Keep Florida Working” budget.
Jan 13, 2015
Associated Press - TALLAHASSEE | Relying on continued growth in property values around the state, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday proposed increasing the amount of money for the state's public schools.
Dec 29, 2014
On December 22, 2014, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart announced an investigation of standardized testing in Florida public schools and issued a call for Floridians to serve on the newly established Keep Florida Learning Committee.