Is Best and Brightest Bonus Doomed?

dollar-726881_1280The Tampa Bay Times reported that the State Board of Education (SBE) Vice Chair, John Padget has called for eliminating the teacher bonus based on SAT scores.  The money for the program has been allocated in the budget, but the law has to be renewed this coming session.  Erik Fresen, who championed the measure is no longer in the legislature.  Pam Stewart, Florida’s Commissioner of Education, is looking at the impact of the program on teacher retention and will report back to the SBE.

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