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Bill That Would Allow Teachers To Carry Guns Gains Traction In Legislature

A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.

03/11/2014

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Privatization Not A Worry For Pembroke Pines Teachers

A four long negotiation Tuesday afternoon ended with an agreement between The City of Pembroke Pines and the Broward Teachers Union over whether or not to privatize the city’s financially struggling, but A-rated charter school system.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

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Miami-Dade, Broward School Chiefs React To Conn. Shooting

Local school officials reacted to the horrific massacre of nearly two dozen young kids with the same sadness shared by the rest of the nation.

CBS4–12/14/2012

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Former Teachers Union Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption Charges

The former head of the Broward Teacher’s Union has pled not guilty to nearly two dozen charges including grand theft and racketeering.

11/13/2012

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Broward Teachers On Track For First Pay Raise In Four Years

After educating the leaders of tomorrow for four years with no pay raises, Broward County’s teachers may finally get a financial boost, school district leaders announced Tuesday.

CBS4–10/17/2012

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Thousands Apply For Broward Teacher Positions

At the Broward County Convention Center Monday, the third floor was jammed with unemployed school teachers looking to win a job in the school district. Some 2,000 applied for 300 positions that are opening up.

CBS4–08/06/2012

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Santeramo Released From Jail On Bond

Former Broward Teachers Union president Pat Santeramo was released from jail shortly after 4 p.m. Friday following a late Thursday night decision from a Broward County judge.

CBS4–07/13/2012

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Bond Approved For Former BTU Chief Pat Santeramo

Former Broward Teachers Union president Pat Santeramo remains behind bars in Ft. Lauderdale after another bond hearing concluded Thursday afternoon.

CBS4–07/12/2012

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Former BTU Chief Pat Santeramo Expected To Bond Out Of Jail

Former Broward Teachers Union president Pat Santeramo appeared before a judge Wednesday morning during a discussion on his bond.

CBS4–07/11/2012

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Judge Strikes Down 3% Pension Requirement For State Workers

A state judge has struck down a new law that required public employees to contribute 3-percent of their income to their retirement pensions.

CBS4–03/06/2012

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