They need to be paid live-able wages for it to make sense for them
I have spoken before the legislature telling them there would be a perfect storm for education. No one listens.
Try paying them what they’re worth. Problem solved. Think
Wonder why? Huh? Huh?
Pay them a decent salary, give them the tools they need to do the job and let them do it without interference from elected officials that couldn’t teach someone how to light a match let alone the next generation!
Monica P. DePaul
Maya Scheuermann - it’s bad all over- 😔
Pay them more!
If they would pay teachers better maybe this would t be an issue.
I left teaching this year (after 11 years) because I want to make more money and maximize the years I have left to work. Sad because I enjoyed it, but I’ve got to take care of myself!
Until the citizens of Florida, and the entire USA, force the legislators to earn the money that teachers earn NOTHING WILL CHANGE. People keep saying votes matter. But I see no changes that make a difference
The way public school teacher are treated by legislators and administrators has made it so that we are leaving in droves to work in private schools or the private sector. It must be fixed because only the children will suffer. Very sad.
Not for librarians ☹️
Pay more give them what they worth, give them the support needed in the classroom and maybe they will stay/come
Peggy Lovell Lowe
I have been forced to take 23% pay cut. 20% loss when the legislators took away my National Boards bonus, another 3% for retirement.
Now with 26 years in the state, I would have to retake the SAT/ ACT that I took when I was 16 years old and achieve the 80th percentile to get a best and brightest $7,000 raise.
Completing a National Boards portfolio and assessment is a more reliable and valid measure of your ability to teach than a SAT/ACT test!
Thank Rep. Fresen for a fraud of a bill. I hope your charter school friends enjoy their smart fresh out of college teachers - let the teacher mill begin!
I thought the whole point of the lottery was to bridge any
budget shortfalls for our schools in Florida? How did they manage to screw that up? And so where is all that lottery money really going? Anyone know the answers?
Lottery funds the Bright Futures scholarships to Fla State Colleges
The lawsuit alleges that Florida’s secretary of state and local officials are violating the voting rights of Puerto Ricans, tens of thousands of whom moved to the state in the past year after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. ...
This morning the League sent a letter to college and university presidents about early voting on campus. The deadline for establishing early voting sites is October 7th. It should be the top priority of faculty and county Supervisors of Elections to implement early voting on Florida's largest campuses and let our students' voices be heard. Read our letter here. ...
ORLANDO, Fla. – On Friday the League of Women Voters of Florida sent the following letter to Florida college and university presidents, asking them to work quickly with their county’s Supervisor of Elections to establish an early voting location in time for the November general election. “Whil...
ALL universities and colleges! Shouldn't matter the size...
What can we do locally to help? Should we write our city council representatives to tell them to fund this? Should we go to city council meetings and speak during the 3 minute comment period?
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The Supervisor of Elections (Mike Hogan) says he doesn’t have room in his budget to add any new sites. But, the city is going through the budget process now and Hogan thinks the Council would agree to additional funding needed to cover salaries and equipment that would be required at any new sites.
Hogan said in addition to UNF, he’s been asked to open a site at historically black Edward Waters College.
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