With the economy in shambles and Florida’s budget in a massive deficit, everyone is trying to save money any way they can. But with recent legislative bills making life more expensive for state employees, many of them took to the state capital today to voice their opinions. From Tallahassee, WUFT’s Phillip Marks tells us why teachers are some of the most concerned of the bunch.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPPhillipEd.mp3]
A grassroots education coalition aims to have it used in after-school programs in the county, in an effort to help improve literacy rates and close the resulting racial disparity.