Articles in Category: 'Ron Saunders'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 17, 2011 3:55 AM
 

The Legislature sent its first bill of the year to Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday, when the House joined the Senate in passing the hotly contested SB 736, a measure basing teacher pay on performance and assessments instead of seniority and tenure.

Flanked by legislative leaders at a press conference after the vote was taken, Scott praised the passage of the bill. “This will help attract and retain the best teachers,” said Scott, adding that it was part of his plan to increase jobs in the Sunshine State.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 2, 2010 12:23 AM
 
The Florida House held a marathon session to pass its budget on Thursday. Unlike the Senate’s $69.5 billion budget that passed unanimously on Wednesday, the House passed its $67.2 billion on a 74-44 partisan-lines vote.
 
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