Tag: Carin Hetzler-Nettles

Florida schools roundup: Arming teachers suggested, tax collections spike and more

Teachers and guns: Florida should change state law so some teachers can be armed, says the chairman of the state commission investigating the Feb. 14 massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. “We know from the history of these things that the majority (of school shooters) are[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Teacher shortage, Dreamers, Dr. King and more

Teacher shortage:┬áDuval County School Superintendent Nikolai Vitti wants to convert instructional coaches and interventionists into teachers in classrooms, as the district continues to struggle to fill open positions. Vitti, who had pushed for those coaching positions, now believes it’s more important to have qualified teachers in the classrooms. The district[Read More…]