2020 Legislative Session Underway
The 60-day legislative session kicked off on January 14 — a day after thousands of teachers, education staff professionals, higher ed faculty and graduate assistants, retirees and parents rallied in front of the Capitol. FEA’s 2020 Legislative Session action page is your one-stop shop for all the resources you need to successfully advocate for students, educators and public education.
Contact Your Legislator
Do your locally elected officials support investing in public education and ensuring a living wage for all educators, or do they support the status quo of underfunding education and divisive bonus schemes? Either way, it’s critical that lawmakers hear from public school advocates throughout the 2020 Legislative Session. Whether it is to thank them or to education them, use FEA’s easy, online tool to find and contact your lawmaker today.
Get involved with the movement to protect public education!
Updated Information HB 6001, filed by Anthony Sabatini and co-sponsored by Mike Hill and Stan McClain removes the current prohibition against carrying a firearm into a college or university facility.… Read more about this story
Updated Information SB 1400, filed by Manny Diaz contains Governor DeSantis’ education spending ideas including his salary proposal, new bonus plan, and expansion of vouchers.What's NextSB 1400 has been referred to… Read more about SB 1400 – Governor DeSantis’ Pay Proposal
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: