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Fund Our Future

Fund Our Future is a statewide campaign to advocate for and shine a light on the needs of Florida’s public school students.
After 20 years, we are clearly at a crisis point, and too many of our children — Florida’s future — are not receiving the educational opportunities promised to them. 

We believe the path to achieving a world-class education system is grounded in three principles: 
Student success, with goals such as ensuring safe learning environments, providing needed services, reducing class sizes, and prioritizing real learning over rote learning and high-stakes testing.
Our public schools, in order to raise per-pupil spending to at least the national average, pay for initiatives mandated by the Legislature, and provide fair funding for districts and competitive salaries for our educators.
Retention and recruitment, so that school districts can attract and keep the qualified teachers and staff who are fundamental to student success and achievement.
All three of these principles support one overarching goal: Fund Our Future.

Locked out, but never knocked out

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Cover Story: The advocate’s advocate

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Reducing high-stakes testing is a win for students, schools

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On top of Covid, add a huge shortage of teachers and staff

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United Faculty of Florida Joins Suit Against State to Defend Freedoms of Students and Faculty

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