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Amendment 4 Could Bring Back Marion County Teachers And School Programs

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm

On Election Day, Marion County voters will vote on Amendment 4, which calls for the millage rate to increase. The extra money will go toward school programs and teacher salaries, potentially bringing back laid-off, first-year teachers.

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Lafayette educational professionals see delayed pay increase, lack of funds

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm

Lafayette County education staff receive pay increases 7 months late.

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Marion County Commission Adds Millage Tax to Ballot for Teacher Raises

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:46 pm

The property tax revenue would help fund educational salaries and arts programs.

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Substitute Teachers Expected to be Hired Full Time

By and on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.

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Substitute Teachers Will No Longer Fill Empty Full-Time Positions

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 2:18 pm

Marion County School District can no longer fill empty full-time positions with substitute teachers after a ruling on Monday.

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UF Graduate Assistants To Get More Money

By on August 20th, 2013 | Last updated: August 20, 2013 at 10:39 am

UF says more money is coming for several thousand graduate assistants

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In the News: UF picks assistant football coach, school guns bill advances, Carnival upgrades fleets, Boston investigation continues

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 11:39 am

UF announces assistant football coach – The University of Florida announced that Jeff Choate, the University of Texas-El Paso defensive coordinator, will be the new special teams coordinator this football season, coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. Choate will replace Bryant […]

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Florida teachers skeptical of Gov. Scott’s pay raise proposal

By and on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 2:05 pm

A day after announcing his proposal to give full-time public school teachers a $2,500 pay raise statewide, many Florida teachers are questioning Gov. Rick Scott’s true motives in increasing educators’ wages.

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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $2,500 pay raise for teachers

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:57 pm

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.

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At the start of school, unexpected students can cause last-minute shuffle

By on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 4:26 pm

More Alachua County students enrolled in school this year, and the unexpected increase sometimes means shufflling teachers and moving students around.

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