Tag: Anne Williams Dorsey

Florida schools roundup: Bonuses, achievement gap, arrests and more

Teacher bonuses program:┬áThe chairman of the Florida Senate K-12 education appropriations subcommittee says he wants to rewrite the bill authorizing┬áteacher bonuses. Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, would remove the use of teachers’ SAT or ACT scores from the formula for granting bonuses and replace it with a different measure of[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Education spending, teacher pay, sub ban and more

Education spending: The chairman of the Florida House Appropriations Committee is anticipating cuts in education spending this year and next. Rep. Carlos Trujillo, R-Miami, says with revenues expected to be flat, his committee is looking into two levels of spending┬ábased on expected revenues. The “easy” one would trim $164.8 million[Read More…]