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Teachers, students, parents, community organizations and elected officials marched down Biscayne Boulevard Friday to show support for better public schools.
At South Pointe Elementary School on Miami Beach a steel fence surrounds the playground. There is a security camera over the front door. A sign orders visitors to check in at the office. But the school is very much in the running for a much more extensive and pricey safety upgrade.
Florida Governor Rick Scott will assemble education leaders for a summit next week to give the in-flux school system some direction, the governor’s office announced Thursday.
Governor Rick Scott’s plan to give teacher’s state-funded debit cards has not taken off like the chief executive’s office had hoped.
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.
Gov. Rick Scott will get the $480 million he wanted for education pay raises. But barring a last-minute change of heart by legislative negotiators, he will not get an across-the-board, $2,500 increase for classroom teachers.
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.