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How we have failed our teachers
How we have failed our teachers Sun, Sep 15, 2019 There's no denying that summer is over, and that means "back to school" – a time when many of Kara Stoltenberg's high school English students in Norman, Oklahoma, have put their summer jobs behind them to focus on school. Her? Not so much. "Yo... Read More

Don’t rob military kids to build ‘the wall’
Don’t rob military kids to build ‘the wall’ Sun, Sep 15, 2019 Funds earmarked for public schools and daycare centers serving military families could be used instead to erect barriers on our southern border. At President Trump’s direction, the Department of Defense is diverting  $3.6 billion Read Mo... Read More

VICTORY AT FLORIDA POLY
VICTORY AT FLORIDA POLY Wed, Sep 04, 2019 The anti-union administration of Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland fired three active union members — a professor, the librarian and the campus’ only counselor — but FEA-affiliate United Faculty of Florida fought back, winn... Read More

Poll: Parents Continue to Stand Beside Educators In Fight for Funding BY TIM WALKER
Poll: Parents Continue to Stand Beside Educators In Fight for Funding BY TIM WALKER Wed, Sep 04, 2019 Parents are with us on pay and money for public schools.The majority in a recent Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) poll say they support educators taking  action to gain salary and education funding increases. Read more: "Who’s on Your Sid... Read More

Florida charter schools lack proper oversight
Florida charter schools lack proper oversight Fri, Jul 26, 2019 State’s charter school laws rated very poor in new NEA analysis TALLAHASSEE — Florida charter school laws received a rating of “very poor” and a grade of F in a new report card issued in a national study released today by the... Read More

Teacher bonuses vs. salary increases: The debate continues over teacher pay
Teacher bonuses vs. salary increases: The debate continues over teacher pay Fri, Jul 26, 2019 "“If the governor and the Legislature are serious about every child’s future, they should do more to address the significant teacher shortage Florida is experiencing. They must commit to investing in educator salaries instead of bonuses,&... Read More

Best and Brightest Lawsuit Question and Answers
Best and Brightest Lawsuit Question and Answers Fri, Jul 26, 2019 In 2017, the FEA sued the Florida Department of Education for its discriminatory Best and Brightest program. We did this not just because we hoped that those who had been unfairly left out of the program would see compensation, but because the progra... Read More