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2021 Legislative Session

Thank you to all the FEA members who took action during the 2021 legislative session to advocate on behalf of students, educators  and public education.

FEA’s End of Session Report (PDF, 3.1 MB) provides a comprehensive look at which bills passed and which bill failed this session and how those bills will impact students, educators and public education. 

2022 Session Dates:

Interim Committee Weeks

  • Monday, September 20 – Friday, September 24
  • Monday, October 11 – Friday, October 15 
  • Monday, October 18 – Friday, October 22
  • Monday, November 1 – Friday, November 5
  • Monday, November 15 – Friday, November 19
  • Monday, November 29 – Friday, December 3

Regular Session 

  • Tuesday, January 11- Friday, March 11

Locked out, but never knocked out

Despite pandemic restrictions, FEA members found numerous ways to speak up for students, public education, and our freedoms and working conditions

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Cover Story: The advocate’s advocate

From the time he entered the classroom in 1958, Ulysses Floyd has been working to improve conditions for Florida’s students and educators.

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Andrew Spar: We continue the fight for Florida to ‘Fund Our Future’

So many of the events of the past year have had a profound effect on our lives. I’d like to begin with a review.Last January, we came to Tallahassee and…

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Rule must show our students and educators some respect

The Florida Education Association believes that all our students deserve the best education possible. We believe further that educators deserve professional respect — for their earned expertise in teaching, for…

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A good budget for the times, but significant investment still needed

Given the challenges presented to Florida’s finances by the coronavirus pandemic, the state budget signed today stands as a victory for public education — with caveats.  

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Federal funds can lift up all the people in our schools

Teachers, education staff, parents and our communities have come together over the past 14 months to ensure that our students had as much support as we could offer. The Florida…

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