Conservatives Hail Fla. Teacher Bill as ModelI'd be interested in hearing any thoughts from Florida CEE members about this.Hailed as a national model by conservative academics and politicians, legislation that would make it easier to fire Florida teachers and link their pay to student test scores went to Gov. Charlie Crist in the wee hours of Friday morning after a marathon House debate that began Thursday night.
Business interests as well as most Republicans backed the bill that was opposed by teachers and their unions, local school officials and Democrats.
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Friday, April 09, 2010
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From the Associated Press, via Education Week: