Author Archives: Jensen Werley
The Marion County School Board is currently examining the issue of reinstating paddling as a form of disciplinary action.
Tensions are rising between politicians and opponents of a newly proposed pension plan for state employees. A House subcommittee has approved a bill that will change the pension plan for state employees to a 401(k)-style plan, instead of the fixed amount of money currently being put into retirement funds.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking for public input on a series of drafts to preserve about two dozen native wildlife species. The drafts are available online through March 13.
Gov. Rick Scott proposed a $2,500 pay raise for full-time teachers in a speech at Ocoee Middle School in Orlando. His proposal must be approved by state legislature and comes after another proposal to increase K-12 funding.