Promise Kept rulings on the Scott-O-Meter
"I propose to ensure all students are afforded a choice to attend school virtually, full or part time — authorizing virtual charter schools and statewide virtual education programs with open enrollment for all Florida students with funding following the student... essentially creating a statewide 68th school district."
"I propose to create a centralized knowledge center to ensure teachers and students have access to the highest quality virtual content available, shared curriculum and best practices while maintaining consistency in delivery systems, instructional models, requirements, quality, funding and accountability."
"Since almost 50 percent of the recipients of FRAG (Florida Resident Access Grants) are the first in their families to attend college, I am committed to preserving how important this program is in creating access to success in Florida."
He said he will forgo the $130,273 salary if elected governor.
"I pledge to the taxpayers of the state of Florida that I will oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes."
"We're going to do everything we can to drive down the budget deficit. We're going to balance the budget and one of the ways we can do it is selling the state plane."
"Make unemployment benefits more affordable."
"His prioritization of education will continue in his second term by championing an all-time high per pupil funding level of $7,176."
"Governor Scott will propose to double down on Florida's investment in digital learning initiatives for school districts from $40 million to $80 million."
"Gov. Scott will propose to increase school security by $10 million to over $74 million."
"Gov. Scott will direct the Commissioner of Education to conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation of every standardized test that school districts are requiring their students to take."
"Gov. Scott’s vision for the public, higher education system focuses on the following goals that will give Florida a competitive edge over other states: Be No. 1 in university and college affordability."
"Gov. Scott’s vision for the public, higher education system focuses on the following goals that will give Florida a competitive edge over other states: Achieve the first top 10 research public university and a second ranked public university in the top 25."
"In the next four years, Gov. Scott is committed to securing $10 million to create a $10,000 degree competitive STEM grant program for our state colleges."
"Manufacturing has the largest return on investment of all industries in Florida. That is why Gov. Scott eliminated the sales tax on manufacturing equipment until 2017, saving companies more than $140 million annually. This savings will allow the 17,500 manufacturing companies in Florida, that employ more than 300,000 Floridians, to expand, invest, and flourish during the next gout years. Permanently eliminating this sales tax will ensure manufacturing is a solid pillar to Florida’s economy and help to protect us from any future economic troubles."
"During a second term, Gov. Scott will reduce the state Communications Services Sales Tax to save Floridians more than $120 million per year."
"Gov. Scott will further expand Florida's road network by supporting the investment of nearly $25 billion in the next five years to ease congestion by adding new lanes, enhancing exisiting roadways and making safety improvements."