Lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives will weigh in on a controversial bill already passed in the state Senate today. The bill proposes a new system of teacher merit pay in Florida. More on this story with WUFT FM’s 89.1 Natalie Beigel.
Alachua County Public School students outscored their Florida peers on a majority of the state tests released last week by the Florida Department of Education. Jackie Johnson, the director of communications and community initiatives for Alachua County Public Schools, said county public school students have a history of outscoring their peers on most exams in the state.