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Teacher jobs, raises on the line into the holidays



Charliebrownxmastree_2 It's beginning to look a lot like an uncertain holiday season for Florida's educators.

With little more than a week before winter break begins, the vast majority of them still don't know if they'll get a raise this year, much less whether they'll have jobs next year.

Hernando was one of the lucky ones when it settled for a 2.37 percent raise this week. More common is Pasco's situation, where the teachers have declared an impasse in negotiations and the administration is floating the idea of layoffs. (Hillsborough already has settled, too, while Pinellas remains in negotiations.)

Here's a roundup of just today's news on how things are shaping up in other districts:



[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:07am]


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