Florida’s Education Report Card grades legislators on their effortsto improve the quality of education in the Sunshine State. By gradinglawmakers on a scale of A-F, just like students and schools, Florida’sEducation Report Card gives the public a clear and comprehensiveassessment of who is keeping the promise of a quality education in theSunshine State.
The Foundation for Florida’s Future measures reforms based on seven core principles:
- Rigorous Academic Standards
- Standardized Measurement
- Data -Driven Accountability
- Effective Teachers and Leaders
- Outcome -Based Funding
- School Choice
- Digital Learning
Grades are based on legislators’ voting records and demonstrations of leadership. House and Senatevoting records are used in a ratio of favorable votes cast forstudent-centered policies out of the total opportunities to vote onthose policies (Example: A lawmaker who supported 7 out of 10 student-centered policies would earn a score of 70%).
View the student-centered policies that went into this year’s grading calculation, relating to:
- Simplifying the state’s A-F school grading system,
- Customizing learning choices for students with disabilities through Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts,
- Expanding the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program,
- Maintaining student data privacy,
- Increasing access to high-quality charter schools,
- Upgrading technology in schools,
- Recognizing approved, non-traditional teacher preparation programs as a pathway for certification,
- And increasing principal authority along with focus on school leader training.
|A+: ||101 or more |
|A: ||90 - 100 |
|B: ||80 - 89 |
|C: ||70 - 79 |
|D: ||60 - 69 |
|F: ||59 or less |
See how your lawmakers scored on Florida's Education Report Card.
View Senate Grades.
View House Grades.