“Florida had 11 [education] foundations in the top 50, with six in the top 25.”

(Jan. 11, 2017) – Dewey & Associates recently announced the results of their annual study where 11 of CFEF’s member organizations held positions in the nation’s top 50 education foundations in 2016. Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K-12 Education Foundations describes their mission as “advocating for the importance of K-12 education foundations while recognizing those that do it best … [while] including all of the top-performers in the nation, regardless of the size of the district they support,” according to Dewey Caruthers, author of the study and president & CEO of Caruthers institute, which conducts ongoing research of K-12 education foundation.

According to the study, 6 or more of Florida’s education foundations have ranked in the top 25 in the nation with Pinellas Education Foundation ranking #1 in the nation for the last 3 consecutive years!

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