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14 more Florida school districts approve pay raises for teachers

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Florida Governor Rick Scott announced Monday that 14 additional school districts announced pay raises for teachers. Florida Governor Rick Scott announced Monday that 14 additional school districts announced pay raises for teachers.
TALLAHASSEE, FL (WFLA) - Florida Governor Rick Scott announced Monday that 14 additional school districts announced pay raises for teachers.

The school districts include Broward, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Glades, Hardee, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Seminole and Washington.

They join the following school districts that have already approved pay raises; Alachua, Baker, Bay, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Gulf, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Jackson, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Miami Dade, Okaloosa, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia and Wakulla.

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 A total of 52 Florida school districts have approved pay raises.

“A majority of Florida school districts have approved a well-deserved pay raise for our outstanding teachers. Working with the Legislature, we were proud to recognize the achievements of Florida students by awarding teachers for their work. We will continue to find ways to support Florida’s teachers, who are the backbone of our entire education system," Governor Scott said in a news release.

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