Florida Ranks 48th, Not 9th, In Teacher Pay
The national average income for teachers is $65,090; the average salary for teachers in the state of Florida is 4.6% lower than the national average salary for teachers.
Florida: Less Than Two Weeks Left Until School Starts, 9,000 Teaching Positions Are Available
There are still thousands of teaching jobs available in Florida’s school districts, despite the fact that the start of the school year is less than two weeks away.
Florida: Schools Are Looking For Military Veterans To Fill Teaching Positions
Next month, schools in Florida will open their doors with a total of 9,500 vacant teaching positions. The state hopes to fill the void by modifying its standards in order to recruit military veterans into the classrooms.
Florida: Due To Inflation, Teachers Are Having A Hard Time Obtaining School Supplies
Teachers in Tampa Bay are having a hard time purchasing school materials because of inflation.
Florida: Approximately 9,000 More Teachers Are Needed For The Next School Year
The issue, according to industry experts, is that no one wants to be a teacher anymore. Numerous factors have contributed to a decline in its appeal as a professional path.
Florida: Teacher Dismissed For Reportedly Discussing Sexual Orientation With Students
According to WBBH News in Florida, which first reported on the story, “pansexual” middle school art teacher says she was dismissed from her job for addressing sexuality with her kids.
Despite The State’s Attempt To Address Teacher Pay, Florida Education Association Says That Floridian Teachers Among Worst Paid In The US
The Florida Education Association, the state’s largest teachers’ union, says state teachers are still at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to pay, despite a slew of education-related headlines and debates this year. It comes at a time when both the governor and state legislators are pledging to raise wages.
Teachers In Palm Beach County Will Get A Pay Increase And A $1,500 Bonus
The School District of Palm Beach County’s board of education overwhelmingly adopted a collective bargaining deal on Wednesday, giving all teachers, including permanent substitutes, an annual salary rise of up to 3.5 percent based on their performance rating.
Floridian Teacher Wears “Protect Trans Kids” Shirt To School, Leads To Parental Complaint
According to school district spokeswoman Christina H. Upchurch, a teacher at Tocoi Creek High School in St. Johns County was requested to remove a T-shirt that stated “Protect Trans Kids” after a parent complained.
Floridian Students Must Take Financial Literacy Course, Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation
Students must complete a half-credit course in personal financial literacy and money management under the Dorothy L. Hukill Financial Literacy Act. The law mandates that the training include fundamental skills including managing a bank account, balancing a checkbook, filling out a loan application, and calculating federal income taxes.