Tag Archives: Florida teachers

Alachua Teachers Get Raise While Other Counties Still Waiting

By on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 11:46 am

Alachua County teachers receive pay raise after five years of negotiations with the school board. Fifteen other counties are still negotiating deals.

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Legislators, teachers show uncertainty of new law evaluating Florida educators

By on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm

In addition to the multimillion dollar changes Gov. Rick Scott has proposed to reform the state education system, the Florida Senate Committee on Education recently approved Senate Bill 980, which seeks to link teachers’ evaluations to the students they teach.

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In the News: lawmakers back teacher raise, doctor fights murder charges, ex-CEO pleads guilty to theft, leukemia therapy shows promise, prison chief fatally shot

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Legislature teacher raises: lawmakers back $480-M for teacher raises – Senate budget writers signaled Wednesday they are likely to accept Gov. Rick Scott’s plan to give teachers $480 million, though they plan to tie the money to student-learning progress. The [...]

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In the News: teacher ratings, FAMU band, missing foster child, Florida license plates

By on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm

FAMU President unsure about band’s future – The return date of the Florida A&M University band is still to-be-determined. Interim President Larry Robinson told the school’s board of trustees Wednesday that he’s not ready to announce when the band will [...]

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Students prepare to face FCAT

By on April 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:06 pm

Some Florida tenth graders will be retaking their FCAT’s this week. With the state having increased it’s testing standards, schools are dedicating more time in the classroom to prepare their students. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports on how one [...]

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