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Florida Teachers agree: ‘No’ is answer

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From Mark Woods: This bill is about having “the best and brightest teachers” in our classrooms. That’s what Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, keeps saying about the sweeping education reform which is scheduled for a floor vote Wednesday. Senate Bill 6 would tie half of a teacher’s pay to how his or her students perform on one end-of-year test. It would mean that during a five-year span, a teacher’s students would need to show gains on these yet-to-be-determined tests in…

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Florida Teachers agree: ‘No’ is answer

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From Mark Woods: This bill is about having “the best and brightest teachers” in our classrooms. That’s what Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, keeps saying about the sweeping education reform which is scheduled for a floor vote Wednesday. Senate Bill 6 would tie half of a teacher’s pay to how his or her students perform on one end-of-year test. It would mean that during a five-year span, a teacher’s students would need to show gains on these yet-to-be-determined tests in…

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