Hillsborough Homeowners To Vote On Millage Tax That Would Increase Teacher Pay – Tampa Bay Now

Hillsborough Homeowners To Vote On Millage Tax That Would Increase Teacher Pay – Tampa Bay Now

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Residents in Hillsborough County will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, and will be voting on an important referendum that would impact schools across the county. It’s a millage tax that the district has been pushing for since the beginning of this year. READ MORE: Atlanta Police … Read more

Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association Proposes Teacher Salary Increase – Tampa Bay Now

Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association Proposes Teacher Salary Increase – Tampa Bay Now

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association is pushing hard for a raise. This comes as teachers struggle to keep up with expenses following the first week of school. READ MORE: New Form Of Monkey Pox Vaccine Coming To Tampa Bay Area The Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association asked for … Read more

What Parents Should Do Before The First Day Of School, According To Teachers

What Parents Should Do Before The First Day Of School, According To Teachers

As summer winds down and a new school year begins, kids, educators and parents all have a lot on their minds. They may be dealing with fears about school shootings, concerns about teacher shortages and COVID-related disruptions or the fallout from harmful legislation, like Florida’s Don’t Say Gay bill or Stop Woke Act, just to … Read more

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan posts small gain amid global market turbulence

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan posts small gain amid global market turbulence

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan reported a small gain for the first half of 2022 as markets across the globe melted down. Teachers reported a 1.2-per-cent return for the six months ended June 30. According to Royal Bank of Canada’s RBC I&TS All Plan Universe, defined benefit pension plan assets – as measured by a … Read more

82 teachers accused of using fake vax cards ordered back on city payroll

82 teachers accused of using fake vax cards ordered back on city payroll

The city Department of Education has agreed to put 82 teachers suspected of submitting fake COVID-19 vaccine cards back on the payroll pending an internal probe, The Post has learnt. The teachers are believed to have skirted the city’s vaccine mandate, which required every municipal worker to show proof of vaccination or be terminated, unless … Read more

These slides are part of Florida teachers’ civics training

These slides are part of Florida teachers’ civics training

Tallahassee The Florida Department of Education is hosting a series of workshops this summer to train educators across the state on the state’s new civic standards for schools. The three-day training sessions, which are part of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Civics Literacy Excellence Initiative, started last week in Broward County and will continue through the month … Read more

Letters to the Editor – June 22, 2022

Letters to the Editor – June 22, 2022

The Issue: Piers Morgan’s piece calling for Republicans to support Gov. Ron DeSantis. Piers Morgan is spot-on when he argues that it’s time for a move from The Donald to The Ronald (“Move over, Don – Ron can take it from here,” June 21). If Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis and former President Donald Trump decide … Read more

At Least Two Dead And Others Injured In A Shooting At A Texas Elementary School – CBS Tampa

At Least Two Dead And Others Injured In A Shooting At A Texas Elementary School – CBS Tampa

UVALDE, Tx. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – A suspect is in custody after a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, left at least two dead and injured more than a dozen others, including students, authorities said. The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District (UCISD) said there was an “active shooter” at Robb … Read more

Should I tell my third-grade students I’m trans?

Should I tell my third-grade students I’m trans?

DEAR HARRIETTE: I am a transgender educator. I am not visibly transgender, and my students refer to me with she / her pronouns, which I prefer. Harriette Cole I was given the choice when I was hired whether or not to tell my students that I am transgender. I still have not decided. The kids … Read more

Sarah Lancaster Named 2022 Minnesota Teacher Of The Year – WCCO

Sarah Lancaster Named 2022 Minnesota Teacher Of The Year – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Education selected Sarah Lancaster as 2022’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Lancaster teaches first grade at Onamia Elementary School in Onamia, a city in Mille Lacs County. She says this honor goes beyond her own classroom. MORE: What Makes A Great Teacher? Sarah Lancaster (credit: CBS) “It means that I now … Read more