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Public schools are the best place for kids to learn

Public schools are where childhood happens, where imaginations are inspired and where the leaders of tomorrow grow their strengths and talents as they get prepared to take on the world.

That is why for parents, students and educators alike there is no other time of year that brings the joy and possibility of a new school year. This is the time for children to reunite with old friends and make new ones. A time to set goals and take on new challenges with the guidance and support of the superheroes we call public educators.

At the Florida Education Association, we know that public schools are the best place for students to learn and grow, and we want to be sure that you have the resources you need to get the 2021-22 school year off to the best possible start.

Public schools are where childhood happens, where imaginations are inspired and where the leaders of tomorrow grow their strengths and talents as they get prepared to take on the world.

That is why for parents, students and educators alike there is no other time of year that brings the joy and possibility of a new school year. This is the time for children to reunite with old friends and make new ones. A time to set goals and take on new challenges with the guidance and support of the superheroes we call public educators.

At the Florida Education Association, we know that public schools are the best place for students to learn and grow, and we want to be sure that you have the resources you need to get the 2021-22 school year off to the best possible start.

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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Reducing high-stakes testing is a win for students, schools

Today’s move to drop high-stakes Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) testing in the 2022-2023 school year is a big win for our students and public schools. It will free up time…

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On top of Covid, add a huge shortage of teachers and staff

FEA survey finds nearly 5,000 teaching vacancies, more than 3,700 open staff jobs. To a resurgent pandemic and a divisive debate over masks, add one more looming issue facing Florida’s…

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United Faculty of Florida Joins Suit Against State to Defend Freedoms of Students and Faculty

The United Faculty of Florida believes that all Floridians — no matter where we’re from or what we look like — deserve good jobs, healthy and safe communities, and a…

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