Governor Rick Scott’s proposed budget calls for a 10% decrease in education spending in Florida. Teachers, parents, and community leaders with close ties to Florida schools are not happy. WUFT’s Laura McKeeman brings us their reactions.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSchoolBudgetWRAP.mp3]
New Jersey, the District of Columbia and civilian teachers in schools run by the U.S. Defense Department would continue to earn more than Florida teachers, even under the governor’s roughly $600 million proposal.