Promise Kept rulings on the Scott-O-Meter

Authorize virtual charter schools as an option

"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."

Create "knowledge center " for teaching

"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."

Preserve Florida Resident Access Grants

"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."

Will not take the $130,000 governor's salary

He said he will forgo the $130,273 salary if elected governor.

Will oppose and veto any tax increases

"I pledge to the taxpayers of the state of Florida that I will oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes."

Sell the state plane

"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."

Lower unemployment costs for employers

"Make unemployment benefits more affordable."

Raise per-pupil education spending to an all-time high

"His prioritization of education will continue in his second term by championing an all-time high per pupil funding level of $7,176."

Double investment in digital learning initiatives

"Governor Scott will propose to double down on Florida's investment in digital learning initiatives for school districts from $40 million to $80 million."

Increase school security spending

"Gov. Scott will propose to increase school security by $10 million to over $74 million."

Investigate every standardized test

"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."

Make Florida No. 1 in higher education 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: Be No. 1 in university and college affordability."

Be in the Top 10 and Top 25 ranked public universities

"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."

Create a program for $10,000 STEM degrees

"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."

Eliminate the state's manufacturing tax

"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."

Reduce the state's communications services sales tax

"During a second term, Gov. Scott will reduce the state Communications Services Sales Tax to save Floridians more than $120 million per year."

Spend $25 billion on roads over five years to ease congestion

"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."