Home Teacher News Legislature Puts Teacher Pay Raises On Fast Track

Helen Pardo asks her student Jaydan Dennis-Brown (age 5) to pick out the U.S. States she names on a puzzle map at Virginia Shuman Young Elementary. On Wednesday, the Florida Senate unveiled a proposed education budget that includes merit-based salary increases for Florida teachers.
Helen Pardo asks her student Jaydan Dennis-Brown (age 5) to pick out the U.S. States she names on a puzzle map at Virginia Shuman Young Elementary. On Wednesday, the Florida Senate unveiled a proposed education budget that includes merit-based salary increases for Florida teachers.

Helen Pardo asks her student Jaydan Dennis-Brown (age 5) to pick out the U.S. States she names on a puzzle map at Virginia Shuman Young Elementary.

Legislators agreed to tweak language in a bill so that teachers do  not have to wait until 2014 to get their first pay raise in 7 years.  For up-to-date news accounts of this story, photos and to post a comment, please access the links below:

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05/01/2013 – Teacher pay raises placed on fast track

04/21/2013 – At odds with Gov. Scott, lawmakers align on teacher merit raises

03/20/2013 – Bucking Scott’s plan, Senate proposes merit-based raises for teacher

03/10/2013 – Education proposals have Gov. Rick Scott stuck between a rock and Republicans

01/29/2013 – Florida teacher pay raise: could see a $10,000 increase within the next two years

 01/29/2013 – Democrats Seek $10,000 Raise For Teachers

 01/29/2013 – Bills Introduced That Would Give Florida Teachers $10,000 Raise

01/24/2013 – Teachers skeptical of Gov. Rick Scott’s plan to raise pay

01/24/2013 – Gov. Scott: Give teachers $2,500 annual pay raise

01/23/2013 – Gov. Scott: Give Florida’s teachers $2,500 raise

01/23/2013 – Governor wants to give Florida teachers bigger paycheck Video

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