Tag: Florida schools and demographics


Percentage of low-income students in Florida continues to rise

From the better-late-than-never file: The percentage of Florida students eligible for free- and reduced-price lunch rose for the fifth straight year last year to 57.6 percent, according to the state Department of Education. In total, 1.54 million of the state’s 2.69 million students were eligible, marking the third straight year... READ MORE