Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Emotions high over Fla. teacher pay, tenure bill
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- From street corners to cyberspace, a battle of words and images is raging over legislation that would link Florida teacher pay to student test scores and erode job security for new hires.
Teachers and their unions have been circulating petitions against the measure, making picket signs and holding rallies and demonstrations. They've flooded the Florida House with e-mails and so many calls that extra lines were put in and additional staffers assigned to answer the phones. Read more.
Details top contacting legislators: here.