Tag: Brig. Gen. Frank Laudano

Florida schools roundup: Teacher pay, testing, budgets, pot concerns and more

Education goals: The head of the Senate’s K-12 appropriations subcommittee wants to raise teacher pay by changing the state’s teacher bonus plan, cut standardized testing and keep offering longer school days to the state’s lowest-performing schools. State Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, outlined his 2017 legislative session goals during the subcommittee’s first meeting.[Read More…]