DeSantis Signs Bill To Increase Starting Pay For Teachers

Jun 24, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday put his commitment to increased teacher pay in ink.

“The bill we’re signing today is going to be really great for the teachers of Florida.” DeSantis said at Mater Academy Charter School in Hialeah Gardens, where he signed HB 641, a bill allotting $400 million to raise the minimum teacher salary and $100 million to raise the pay of veteran teachers and other instructional personnel like librarians and guidance counselors.

The bill landed on DeSantis’ desk last Wednesday.

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