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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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Teachers coping with standardized tests

By on May 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:35 am

Teachers deal with many challenges every day. The recent fiasco with the FCAT writes scores attests to that. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports, whether it’s new curriculum or dealing with standardized tests, two teachers at different ends of [...]

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