Presentation on theme: "Total Appropriation for Education…..$18.7 Billion Total Education Funding including local revenues…$29.7 Billion K-12 Funding: FEFP increased…. $575 Million."— Presentation transcript:
Total Appropriation for Education…..$18.7 Billion Total Education Funding including local revenues…$29.7 Billion K-12 Funding: FEFP increased…. $575 Million Digital Classroom Initiative…. $40 Million Dual Enrollment Materials…. $5 Million Mentoring Program…. $23.1 Million Various School Enhancement & Instruction Programs…. $30 Million Higher Education: Performance Funding for State universities…. $200 Million (Historic High) University Research Preeminence….additional…. $10 Million Florida Student Assistance Grant….additional…. $15 Million Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG)….additional…. $22.7 Million Access to Better Learning & Education Grant (ABLE)…. $2.4 Million Florida National Merit Scholar Incentive Program….NEW…. $2.8 Million Florida College System equalizing funds…. $20.5 Million Florida’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities….additional…. $3.3 Million Education Funding
Career and Professional Education (CAPE) Provides students access to rigorous, innovative courses and industry-approved skills training and certification. Collegiate High School Program Provides 11 th & 12 th graders access to a purposeful college experience potentially reducing postsecondary tuition and costs.
HB Tuition and Fees HB Tuition and Fees Reforms to keep higher education in Florida affordable Higher Education Tuition Ends automatic tuition increases at state universities & colleges. 15% Tuition Cap Differential Down to 6%; only preeminent state research universities eligible Purple Heart/Decorated Veterans Expands waiver to recipients enrolled at tech centers In-state Tuition for Veterans (HB 7015) Grants OOS fee waiver to non-Floridian veterans
HB Tuition and Fees HB Tuition and Fees Reforms to keep higher education in Florida affordable (Continued) Undocumented Students Extends in-state tuition benefit via an out-of-state fee waiver Adult General Education Eliminates out-of-state fees; resident and nonresident to pay same rate Florida Prepaid Revised Calculations thru June 2024 to reflect methodology used prior to 2009
HB Technology & Classrooms HB Technology & Classrooms Incorporation of technology to enhance learning Computer Science and Technology Instruction Establishes computer science learning for K-12, including programing & coding Authorizes high school computer science as substitute for high school graduation requirement Florida Digital Classroom Initiative Allocates $40 million for school district efforts and strategies to improve student performance outcomes through the integration of technology in classroom teaching
Attainment and Accountability Attainment and Accountability Ensures students aided to attain credentials & timely graduation HB 5001 Performance Funding Strategies Rewards universities for student performance outcomes; credentials, certificates, & degrees $200 million appropriated for performance funding for universities; college funding model due by January 2015 SB 1720 Developmental Education Strategies Recognizes standard high school diploma as indication of college and career readiness Requires targeted method to address students’ remediation needs; no “one size, fits all”
Moving Forward Moving Forward Likely issues for discussion during 2015 Legislative Session Reviewing Florida College System role in offering Baccalaureate degree Eligibility of Bright Futures Course based vs. Act/Sat scores University violence Performance Funding Post Secondary access for Students with Disabilities Dual enrollment access Governance of technical schools Development education