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New report gives Florida education funding a failing grade

The Florida Policy Institute recently published the first installment of their “Pursue Equity” series, a part of their “multi-year research initiative on Florida’s historically discriminatory policies, their evolution and their impact on all Florida communities today”. Funding Florida’s K-12 Public Schools: Inadequacy Breeds Inequity traces the history of education funding in Florida including the establishment…

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Media Advisory: Alliance for Public Schools celebrates increased graduation rates

TAMPA, FL – January 5, 2022 – Today, the Alliance for Public Schools celebrates Florida’s graduation rates for the Class of 2021. Hillsborough County Public Schools posted the highest graduation rate in district history. “I am so proud of Hillsborough’s educators and administrators for their hard work and focus that led to these increased graduation rates,” said…