Gov. Rick Scott kicked off a series of visits to Florida public schools Monday to promote the approved budget that includes teacher pay raises as part of a big boost in education spending, a perennially popular issue with voters who will decide in 2014 whether the Republican merits a second term.
Florida’s teachers are going to get a pay raise, but it won’t be coming until next year.
For the first time in six years, state legislators aren’t scrambling to figure out how to plug billion dollar shortfalls in the state budget.
Gov. Rick Scott is trying to enlist support from the State Board of Education for giving all Florida teachers a $2,500 pay raise.
In the days following the horrific events that left 20 children and 6 adults dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a new debate erupted in the United States: Should teachers be allowed […]
Gov. Rick Scott wants to give a $2,500 across the board pay raise to every full time teacher in the state.
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.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An administrative law judge’s ruling has delayed but not stopped a new state teacher evaluation system. The Florida Education Association is holding a news conference on Tuesday in Tallahassee to discuss […]
Florida is terminating a $20 million contract to build a website intended to help students, parents and teachers master new academic standards.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.