Merit Pay

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New Merit Pay System Faces Challenge From Teachers Union

While some applaud the new merit pay system for the state’s teachers, the occupation’s union is fighting it head on.



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

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Gov. Scott Meets With Teachers Union For First Time

On Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.

CBS Miami–09/15/2012


Florida Teachers Union Opposing Evaluation Rule

The battle over teacher evaluations and merit pay takes center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday.



Merit Pay Will Pay Off For Some Dade Teachers

Some hard working Miami-Dade teachers will have a bit more green in their pockets Monday afternoon when Superintendent Alberto Carvalho distributes funds under a new performance pay plan which was announced earlier this year.



Report: M-D Schools Begin Merit Pay System

Some Miami-Dade teachers saw a little bit extra in their paychecks as the school district became the first in the state to jump into merit or performance pay.



Teacher Merit Pay Bill On Senate Floor

The Florida Senate will bring to the floor Wednesday a highly controversial proposal that would change the way teachers are paid.


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Teacher Merit Pay Bill Moving Through Senate

The Florida Senate bill that calls for the development of a merit pay system for teachers based on student achievement sailed through a Senate Budget subcommittee Tuesday.


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Teacher Merit Pay Bill Advances

In a subdued and mostly empty committee room a Senate committee gave the first up vote Thursday to a new bill setting out how teachers would be paid.


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Teachers & Parents Split On Merit Pay

A bill that will partially base teachers pay on test scores has been filed and it could open a rift between parents and teachers.