Lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives will weigh in on a controversial bill already passed in the state Senate today. The bill proposes a new system of teacher merit pay in Florida. More on this story with WUFT FM’s 89.1 Natalie Beigel.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/TeacherMeritPaywrap.mp3]
The Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that refocuses the purpose and direction of the state’s community colleges. Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017, sets the primary missions of community colleges as providing associate of arts degrees and other lower level undergraduate college credit.