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Critics say Florida House bill unfairly targets teachers unions

Listen: A bill adding more regulations to unions passed through a state House committee. The bill would make it more difficult for all workers, especially teachers, to join unions. The bill requires union members to...
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The Scoop: Thurs., December 21, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Decertification process begins for large teachers’ union Florida’s largest teachers union has failed to meet the conditions of a new state law requiring that a supermajority of members pay dues. This set in motion its decertification...
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The Scoop: Mon., November 20, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Superintendents address education guidelines As Florida gained national attention for its sweeping legislation on K-12 Education, Tampa Bay superintendents spoke out on how they are tackling issues, including Florida’s controversial voucher program, in their respective...

Lies, Conspiracies, Apocalypticism and Political Intimidation

The Community discussed the tendency in the U.S. to embrace apocalyptic thinking, conspiracy theories and the distrust of attempts to hold their leaders accountable. The founder and President of Public Religion Research Institute, Robert P....
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The Scoop: Fri., September 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Educational support raises School nurses, classroom aides, and other educational support professionals in Hillsborough County will likely receive raises. This comes after Wednesday night’s negotiation session between the school district and the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers...
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, June 13th, 2023

Donald Trump will be in Miami Court Donald Trump is making his first court appearance in a historical criminal case charging the former president with hoarding top secret government documents, boastfully displaying them to visitors,...

Hillsborough County teachers warn teacher shortage could grow worse as a pay dispute continues

As Hillsborough County public schools report hundreds of instructional vacancies, teachers are appealing the school board, amid a staffing shortage they warn could grow worse in the months to come if concerns about pay and...

Pinellas County School Board approves new contract raising teacher pay, starting salary to $50k

After months of negotiations, the Pinellas County School Board unanimously approved a new contract agreement on Tuesday that delivers pay raises for over 7,000 teachers and instructional staff in Pinellas County public schools, as well...

Pinellas teachers call for pay that keeps up with rising cost of living, amid teacher shortage

Just one week into the school year, Pinellas County Schools is short nearly 400 teachers and personnel, according to the local school district. While Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is trying to recruit former cops, firefighters,...
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Hillsborough County teachers union reaches tentative deal with the district, says it’s time to fully fund education

The Hillsborough County teachers union calls on the state legislature to refund education, after reaching a tentative deal with the district.

Hillsborough County teachers in contract negotiations

Hillsborough county teachers are bargaining for a new contract. Some teachers are trying to get leverage with a form of work protest. 

Pasco teachers rally to protest Florida education bill

A major education bill unanimously passed the Florida Senate Education Committee Tuesday, after a few changes from the version that passed the state House; about  125 teachers and their supporters from Pasco, Hernando Pinellas and...

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