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PolitiFact: Teachers make more in Georgia than Florida

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December

rulings2ftom-true.gif"You can go to Georgia and make about $6,000 more a year as a teacher."

That's what state Rep. Marty Kiar of Davie, who runs point on education for House Democrats, told governor-elect Rick Scott during a recent meeting.

Is he right on that point? You betcha, according to the fact checkers at PolitiFact.

"If we look at the most dependable NEA data published, for 2008-09, we find a difference just shy of $6,000. Kiar said 'about $6,000,' so we rate this claim True."

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[Last modified: Monday, December 27, 2010 4:04pm]

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