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Gov. DeSantis pushes for nearly $1 billion for FL public school teacher pay raises....

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday proposed a nearly $1 billion teacher pay package, including a newly revamped teacher bonus program of $300 million that...
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A secret process for picking college presidents in FL? Or does the public want...

The long and troubling saga over the selection of a new president at Miami Dade College continues to get worse, with critics now worried...

New study: Kids really should have recess before they eat lunch

When is recess at your child's school in Florida?It’s in an important question because a new study shows that students should have recess before...

What could you do with $18-million?

Florida State University Athletic Director David Coburn confirmed Monday that fired FSU football coach Willie Taggart would get a buyout of about $18-million.That's right,...

Chicago teacher strike ends; why can’t Florida teachers strike?

The teacher strike in Chicago has ended, with kids back at school Friday following two weeks of demonstrations and 11 missed school days for...

How well did Florida students do on the Class of 2019 ACT exam?

Florida's graduating class of 2019 shows a mixture of results on the ACT college entrance exam -- both good and bad.The good is: Florida’s...
Capitol

Free college for all? U.S. House members advance sweeping effort to lower higher ed...

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House committee passed legislation Thursday that supporters hailed as a “down payment” on a long-sought liberal goal: free college education...
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Embarrassingly low teacher pay in FL has sparked a face-off between the governor and...

Teacher union officials are irked following comments made by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, who discussed teacher pay and party politics on Tuesday.And a face-off...
Schools

Gov. DeSantis focuses on boosting starting teacher pay; dismisses across-the-board raises as politically motivated

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he hopes the 2020 legislative session, which begins in January, will open a “year of the teacher” in Florida, centered...

What the stats reveal about teacher pay: Florida is cheap

In New York, California and Massachusetts, public school teachers earn more than $80,000 a year, on average.Connecticut and Washington, D.C. teachers make in the...

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