2023 Florida Legislative Session Recap: A historic budget, new funding programs for teachers, and career and technical education (CTE) expansion
Jun 1, 2023 | News, Research and Data
The 2023 regular legislative session adjourned sine die early on Friday, May 5. Lawmakers voted on a record-breaking $117 billion budget, supporting a variety of new and continued initiatives. Increased per-pupil funding, $2.7 billion in tax cuts, and the creation of...
Register Today for “2023 Legislative Session Recap Webinar: New Postsecondary Education Policies”
May 23, 2023 | Events
Guest Presenters: Rep. Kristen Arrington, (District 46 - Kissimmee) Rep. Lindsay Cross, (District 60 - St. Petersburg) FCAN Host: Deborah Martin, Policy Analyst The 2023 Florida Legislative Session adjourned sine die on Friday, May 5th after passing 356 bills and...
Save-the-Date for June 12 FCAN Virtual Lunch & Learn: “Community of Practice: Building Florida’s Talent Pipeline by Driving Black Student Success on a System-Wide Level”
Guest Presenters: Colleen Lockwood, Bridge2Life (Broward County)Tessa LeSage, FutureMakers (Southwest Florida)Chuck Tiernan, LEAP Tampa Bay Morgan Evers, ASPIRE (Leon, Wakulla and Gadsden counties) FCAN Host: Kimberly Krupa, FCAN Network Consultant Please join us for...
Announcing the 2023 FAFSA Challenge winners!
Apr 18, 2023 | Florida FAFSA Challenge, News
We are excited to announce the winners of the 2023 Florida FAFSA Challenge, a statewide campaign to increase the proportion of high school seniors completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). As of March 31, 33.5% of Florida public high school...
2023 Florida Legislative Session Update: Teacher incentive programs, enhanced articulation, career planning for students, and CTE expansion on the agenda
Apr 14, 2023 | News, Research and Data
FCAN welcomes Paul Luna to its Board of Advisors
Apr 11, 2023 | News
Florida College Access Network’s Board of Advisors recently welcomed Paul Luna, President and CEO of Helios Education Foundation, as its newest member. The seven-member board advises and collaborates with FCAN leadership on the strategic direction of the organization....
Marlene Spalten selected as Chair of FCAN’s Board of Advisors
Apr 10, 2023 | News
Florida College Access Network’s Board of Advisors recently selected Marlene Spalten, President and CEO of Community Foundation Tampa Bay, as its new Chair. The seven-member board advises and collaborates with FCAN leadership on the strategic direction of the...
ONE-PAGER — CTE 101: Career and Technical Education in Florida
Apr 6, 2023 | News, Research and Data
Career and Technical Education (CTE) is more popular than ever in Florida. Between 2017 and 2021, enrollment in CTE courses increased by 9.6%, with 799,150 secondary students enrolled in a CTE course during the 2021-2022 academic year. CTE is a very broad term that...
NCAN Guest Blog — Award Letters are Arriving: Do Your Students Understand Them?
Apr 3, 2023 | News
By Bill DeBaun, Senior Director of Data and Strategic Initiatives With College Decision Day rapidly approaching, students might need help navigating financial aid offers. These offers, often referred to as award letters, should spark conversations about college...
FCAN Research Roundup — March 2023
Mar 29, 2023 | News, Research and Data
FCAN's Research Roundup is a monthly feature highlighting reports and projects related to student access and success that we think are worth sharing. You will also be able to find a link to this page in FCAN's monthly newsletter. Happy reading! 1. Research has...
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