FSBA Partners with Hennes Communications to Provide Issues Management, Crisis Management and Strategic Communications Services to Membership

FSBA is excited to introduce a new partnership with Hennes Communications to provide issues management and strategic communications consulting services to Florida’s public school districts facing sudden challenges to their reputations and operations. Whether you are a small district, rural district, or a large district with a full communications department, Hennes Communications has an extensive track record…

Florida School Boards Association Recognizes Outstanding Legislators

Two Florida legislators have been selected as The Florida School Boards Association’s Legislators of the Year for 2022. The association is set to honor Senator Doug Broxson (R-1) and Representative Christine Hunschofsky (D-96) “We are proud to recognize Senator Broxson and Representative Hunschofsky for their steadfast efforts to ensure that every student in Florida receives…

Florida’s Education and Workforce Leaders Unite to Address Florida’s Talent War

The Florida Chamber and Florida Chamber Foundation Launch Future of Work Florida Initiative to Connect Florida Businesses With Talent Solutions The Florida Chamber Foundation recently surveyed Florida’s job creators for the Florida Workforce Needs Study 2.0 and discovered that nearly 72% have experienced difficulty in finding qualified talent for open positions over the past year.…

Federal Education Appropriations

On March 15, President Biden signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, providing funding for the activities of the federal government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and securing historic support for the Ukrainian people (White House fact sheet and Secretary Cardona’s statement).  In the $1.5 trillion omnibus funding agreement is $76.4 billion in discretionary…

College Scorecard Updates

COLLEGE SCORECARD UPDATES On February 7, the Department released updates to the College Scorecard that make the interactive tool more useful for students and families weighing college options.  The tool also features new and revised information that may be beneficial to school counselors, college access providers, researchers, and other critical stakeholders.  These updates include restoring…