DeSantis signs bill allocating $500 million to increase teacher salaries

first_imgOn Wednesday Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made the announcement that he has signed a bill that will allocate $500 million to increase teachers’ salaries.“Today what we will be signing is a bill that will provide $500 million directly to teachers, all public school teachers — school district or charter — and it will take Florida from number 26 in the nation to number five in the nation for average minimum salary,” he said.DeSantis said the bill will also include another $100 million for more experienced teachers who are making more than the average minimum.DeSantis said the budget will go into effect in July.last_img

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