Public education supporters attend statewide summit
Nearly 1,000 supporters of public education came together as part of “Bringing Voices Together: An Education Summit for Florida’s Public Schools. The summit, held May 18 in Orlando, was an opportunity for attendees to share their thoughts about ways to improve student success and our neighborhood public schools. Read more about the education summit.
New voucher plan may drain nearly $1 billion from Florida’s public schools
A new FEA study shows that Florida’s neighborhood public schools could lose nearly $1 billion over the next five years as a result of SB 7070. The bill, passed by the Florida Legislature this year, would vastly expand vouchers for private and religious schools.
Florida’s Teacher Shortage
Florida has a serious and growing teacher shortage – which should come as no surprise after two decades of lawmaker attacks on our profession. Most critically this shortage threatens our students’ success. Read more about this issue.
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There are hundreds of companies in Florida that have funded voucher schools through tax-credits. The state’s largest voucher organization that solicits these contributions is Step up for Students. Most of… Read more about this story
This year marks the 21st release of the school grades in Florida, and now more than ever it is clear that rather than being a cause for celebration, these manufactured grades… Read the rest of this post
Florida Education Association members believe in the bold promise of public education for all. Together we stand up and speak out for student success, opportunity and professional excellence.
United, our 140,000 members make up the the state’s largest labor union of professional employees and are each committed to helping every student unlock their full potential. Here’s how: