Tag Archives: Alachua County Education Association

Alachua County Teacher Refuses To Give Standardized Test

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 7:13 pm

An Alachua County teacher is refusing to administer a state-mandated test to her students.

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Local teachers file lawsuit over evaluation legislation

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Janine Plavac and Kim Cook are two of the teachers involved in a lawsuit against both the state and district school boards. The suit has filed in response to legislation that requires teachers to be evaluated from student test scores.

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Florida teachers disappointed in Supreme Court decision

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 2:21 pm

The Florida Supreme Court ruled to uphold the law requiring public employees to contribute three percent of their salaries to the state pension system Thursday. The 4-3 decision affirmed the law that went into effect July 1, 2011. The Florida Education Association opposes the law, which is backed by Republican legislature.

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School security safety protocols in place, Alachua official says

By on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Alachua County teachers and staff are trained not only on how to carry out the procedures, but also in how to do their best to handle the children in scary situations.

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