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Marco Rubio: Feds Need to Investigate How White House, NSBA, NEA Colluding Parents on...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., along with ten senators, wrote to U.S. Department of Education Inspector General Sandra Bruce and U.S. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz urging them to...

Stephanie Murphy Backs School Safety Drill Research Act

Perlmutter’s bill will “study the potential mental health effects of active shooter drills in K-12 schools” and “will help inform and identify best practices in order to maximize the effectiveness of school safety drills while minimizing the trauma to students and staff members.”

Teacher Unions Sent Lots of Campaign Cash to Democrats at the Start of 2021

In a sign that 2022 may be a tough year for Democrats, the nation’s largest teachers' unions have donated large amounts of campaign donations to Political Action Committees (PACs) allied with that party. Last week,...
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Lois Frankel Backs Sean Casten’s ‘Stop Sexual Harassment in K-12 Act’

Last week, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., introduced the “Stop Sexual Harassment in K-12 Act” with Frankel and U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., the chairs of the Democratic Women's Caucus, as cosponsors.
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Donna Shalala Introduces the Educator Preparation Reform Act in the House

Shalala, who served as president of Hunter College and the University of Miami and as the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, noted the bill “requires reporting on teacher programs that are related to success in the classroom, such as admission standards, clinical preparation requirements, and outcome measures such as placement, retention, and performance. She weighed in on the proposal on Friday. 

Kionne McGhee Looks to Expand Ron DeSantis’ Proposed Raise for Teachers

“According to the National Education Association, Florida ranks 26th in the nation for starting teacher pay at $37,636. With this investment of over $600 million, raising the minimum salary to $47,500 will rank Florida second in the nation for starting teacher pay,” the governor’s office noted.

Ron DeSantis Proposes Minimum Teacher Salary of $47,500 in Florida

At an event in Middleburg on Monday morning, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed raising the minimum salary for teachers across the state. With the Legislature already holding committee meetings and the regular session scheduled for early...