Tag: Sharon Michalik

Florida schools roundup: Teacher bonuses, trauma training and more

Teacher bonuses lawsuit: Forty-three Florida school districts have been dropped from the legal challenge to the state’s teacher bonuses program known as the Best & Brightest scholarships. Those districts successfully argued that the bonuses program wasn’t their idea and that they shouldn’t be held responsible for simply following the law.[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Bonuses, science instruction, choice and more

Teacher bonuses: The Florida House education committee approves a revamped teacher bonuses program that would broaden the qualifying requirements and also make principals eligible. Rep. Manny Diaz, Jr., R-Hialeah Republican who chairs the House’s education budget committee, says the House could approve spending up to $125 million for the Best and Brightest[Read More…]