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OrlandoDem2

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August 4, 2019

We need another March for Our Lives. They are not listening.

We need Moms Demand Action or another organization to put another march together that’s twice as big. We need a massive voter registration to get the NRA sycophants out of office!

June 12, 2019

A message from the OCPS CTA president about collective bargaining in Orange County, FL

Basically, in the view of the CTA, any salary increase will be offset by inflation and increases in health insurance.

This is why no one wants to teach.

http://orangecta.fea.aft.org/bargaining-update-4?fbclid=IwAR3VJRSaLjIj_7lIcJdMFESE8HyQkzLYmcPMpEanquFy7O3bMX4CexcTu08

May 18, 2019

SW FL teachers leaving in droves. Warn of bigger teacher shortages. Salary is the issue!

Once again, it’s simply unaffordable to teach! Do not do it!!

There are conservatives who literally say they must keep teaching salaries low so that unions, who draw from salaries, can’t make money either!

This is infuriating! Stay away from education as a career!!!


Don’t do it. That’s what some teachers are ready to tell students looking to become educators.

WINK News sat down with a panel of five teachers who want to tell the public why they think we have a teacher shortage.

Last year, the School District of Lee County lost 24.9 percent of its teachers according to their website. Charlotte County says they lost 18.71 percent and Collier County 10.71 percent.

http://www.winknews.com/2019/05/16/teachers-leaving-swfl-educators-warn-shortages-will-only-get-worse/

May 12, 2019

Teacher crisis is worse than we thought. And it's driven by low wages (DUH!)

America’s teachers are paid poorly compared to other college graduates, a new study details — and that’s driving a “large and growing” teacher shortage that’s approaching a tipping point.

As a wave of disenchanted teachers take to the streets in protest around the country, a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) highlights a dearth of qualified educators in schools.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/finance.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/teacher-shortage-us-low-pay-161926212.html

May 5, 2019

Another FL teacher quits the 'toxic profession'.

If you are in college and plan to teach here’s some advice - DON’T!

If you’d like to move to Florida to teach the advice is the same!

It is out of control how bad things have become in this state for teachers, including the fact that the legislature just created a massive expansion of vouchers for private schools.

We are now 46th in average teacher salary. Think about that for a minute.

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article230032174.html

Please share this article on your social media.

May 4, 2019

Will Democrats EVER be able to flip the legislature and governor's mansion?

I am a FL native and I’m shocked by the state GOP. It thwarts the will of the people whenever it can.

We’ve had 20 consecutive years of GOP rule in Tallahassee and I’m tired of it.

They hate public education, the environment, organized labor, immigration, sensible gun laws, citizen initiatives, and just about anything else that is part of a democracy.

When will the state party figure out how to win? This is demoralizing!

May 1, 2019

FL legislature expands vouchers. Public dollars going to Christian schools. Please comment.

This link is to the right wing blog that is the propaganda mouthpiece for vouchers. Please take a minute and comment on how ridiculous it is for public dollars to pay for private education.

https://www.redefinedonline.org/2019/04/house-passes-family-empowerment-scholarship/

Oh, and this is more evidence that FL hates its public schools and no one should teach here!

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