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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

January 17, 2014: An event called “Walk a Mile in Our Shoes” kicked off the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend with teachers and community members  wanting to show support for less of a focus on testing and more focus on teaching.  (Source: CBS4)

March Down Biscayne Blvd. Promotes Teaching In South Florida

Teachers, students, parents, community organizations and elected officials marched down Biscayne Boulevard Friday to show support for better public schools.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

South Pointe Elementary School on Miami Beach (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach School In Potential Life-Saving Competition

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.

CBS4–12/02/2013

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FL Education Summit Planned For Next Week

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.

CBS4–08/22/2013

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Teacher Debit Card Program Struggling

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.

CBS Miami–08/14/2013

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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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Fla. House, Senate Agree To $480M For School Pay

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.

CBS Miami–04/22/2013

(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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Fla. House Set To End Traditional State Pensions

Legislators in the Florida House are set to pass a bill to end traditional guaranteed pensions for future state and county employees along with teachers.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

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Gov. Scott Touts Teacher Raise To School Board

Gov. Rick Scott has sent a message to the state Board of Education about the importance of his proposed pay raise teachers.

CBS4–02/18/2013

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