John Tarka

Broward County Public Schools

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.



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.


Courtroom Generic Gavel

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.


(Source: BTU) Pat Santeramo, President of the Broward Teachers Union

BTU Chief Pat Santeramo Resigns

Broward Teacher’s Union president Pat Santeramo resigned from his position with the BTU and as the vice president of the American Federation of Teachers late Tuesday evening.


(Source: John Tarka (file image)

New BTU Administrator: “Great Deal Of Work To Be Done”

Members of the Broward Teachers Union met their new administrator Tuesday.



New BTU Administrator Named

The Broward Teachers Union will have a new administrator, at least for the next six months.