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Teachers Unions Sue State Over Teacher Performance Evaluations

Teachers unions on Tuesday sued the state and three local school boards over performance evaluations that grade Florida’s teachers on subjects and students they don’t teach, which they called “arbitrary, irrational and unfair.”


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Debate Heats Up On Florida ‘Parent Trigger’ Bill

With a vote looming in the Florida House, rival groups are ratcheting up their arguments for and against a bill that would give parents a stronger voice in charting turnaround plans for failing public schools.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2013

The Florida sponsor of the "stand your ground" legislation is pushing for teachers and principals to carry guns in schools. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Stand Your Ground’ Lawmaker Pushes For Teachers To Carry Guns

The state representative who sponsored the bill that became Florida’s “stand your ground” law said Monday that schools would be safer if principals and teachers were allowed to take guns to school.


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