TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – State lawmakers Thursday will consider a proposal that could eliminate salaries for county school board members.
The House Education & Employment Committee will take up a bill (HB 1467), filed by Rep. Sam Garrison, R-Fleming Island, that would repeal parts of state law that include school-board salaries.READ MORE: Three South Floridians To Spend 18 Years Behind Bars In Fraud Scheme Involving Baby Formula
Salaries are based on a formula that includes county populations.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Site Finder
They range this year from $26,965 in Liberty County to $47,189 in Broward, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Orange, and Palm Beach counties, according to a House staff analysis.
Garrison’s bill also would make a series of changes related to instructional materials and library books in public schools.MORE NEWS: Report: South Florida Counties Have High COVID Levels, Despite CDC Numbers
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