Florida Teachers

(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

Teachers Groups Sue Over Performance Evaluations

A coalition of teachers unions have filed suit against the state and three local school boards over the planned performance evaluation that will assign grades to Florida’s teachers.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

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Florida Gets “B-” For Teacher Prep Programs

Florida has received one of the top grades in the nation from a research and policy group for its programs which prepare teachers for the classroom.

CBS4–01/24/2013

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Miami Gardens Man Is Finalist For National Teacher Award

For the fourth year in a row, the Florida Department of Education/Macy’s Teacher of the Year is a contender for the National Teacher of the Year award.

CBS4–01/18/2013

Classroom

Fla. Teachers Perform Well In New Evaluations

Florida’s students may be behind in test scores nationally, but roughly 97 percent of teachers were rated as “effective” or “highly effective” under a new value-added model.

CBS Miami–12/05/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Statewide Protests Mark Legislature’s Start

Tuesday may become known as the beginning of the protests. Thirty-two of them were held across Florida Tuesday, including downtown Miami and Fort Lauderdale, as the Florida legislature began its session.

CBS4–03/08/2011

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